Leptochilus minor

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present; India present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present) continental Asia: present
Continental Asia: India, Sri Lanka, Indochina. In Malesia: Sumatra, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi.

Taxonomy

Larger forms of this species merge into L. decurrens and may be a reduced form of the latter species. Some forms possess a metallic blue tint when alive. In dry state these plants do not differ from the rest of this taxon. The metallic tint might be induced by the rheophytic habitat.

Citation

Copel. - in Fern Fl. Philipp. 1960: 491
Noot. - in Blumea. 1997: 292
Fée, Gen. Filic. 1850-1852: 81
Hook. - in Sp. Fil. 1864: 277

Synonymy

Leptochilus minor Fée in Mém. Foug. 2. Hist. Acrost.: pl. 25, f. 3. 1845
  • Dendroglossa normalis C. Presl, Epim. Bot.: 149. 1851
  • Acrostichum minus Mett., Fil. Hort. Bot. Lips.: 20. 1856
  • Gymnopteris minus Hook., Sec. Cent. Ferns: t. 78. 1861
  • Acrostichum lanceolatum var. normale Hook. in Sp. Fil. 5: 277. 1864
  • Campium minus Copel. in Philipp. J. Sc. 37: pl. 4, f. 1. 1928
  • Dendroglossa minor Copel., Gen. Fil.: 199. 1947
  • Colysis minor M.G. Price in Kalikasan 3: 176. 1974
  • ???
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 326 (P).
    • Unknown type category: Cuming 326.
  • =Leptochilus linnaeanus Fée in Mém. Foug. 2. Hist. Acrost.: pl. 47, f. 2. 1845
  • Acrostichum linnaeanus Hook., Sec. Cent. Ferns: t. 26. 1860
  • Campium linnaeanum Copel. in Philipp. J. Sc. 37: pl. 3. 1928
    • Type: Zollinger 1441.
  • =Leptochilus rizalianus H. Christ in Bull. Herb. Boiss. II: 1004. 1906
    • Type: IV-1906, Loher s.n.