Selliguea bellisquamata

Distribution

East Malesia: present Sulawesi to New Guinea: present
East Malesia: Sulawesi to New Guinea.

Morphology

Material from Sulawesi and the Moluccas is slightly different: the rhizome is thinner, 2-3 mm thick, with few (4-6) vascular strands and no or few, mainly central, sclerenchyma strands, and a peripheral sclerified sheath. Rhizome scales 3-7 by 1.5-3 mm, whitish. Sori confluent to transverse coenosori.

Synonymy

Selliguea bellisquamata (C. Chr.) Hovenkamp in Blumea 43: 39. 1998
  • Polypodium bellisquamatum C. Chr. in Brittonia 2: 313. 1937
    • Unknown type category: Brass 4053 (BO).
    • Unknown type category: Brass 4053 (GH).
    • Unknown type category: Brass 4053 (NY).
    • Unknown type category: Brass 4053.
  • =Selliguea brachylepidota Copel. in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 226. 1942
    • Unknown type category: Clemens 41008.