Aleuritopteris argentea (S.G.Gmel.) Fée
  • Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic. : 154 (1852)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Aleuritopteris argentea (S.G.Gmel.) Fée. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 26 Mar 2023'

General Information

Rhizomes erect or ascending; scales bicolorous, brown with lighter margins, lanceolate. Fronds clustered. Stipe chestnut-colored to black, lustrous, 10-22 cm, scaly at base. Lamina pentagonal or ovate-pentagonal, 5-13 × 5-10 cm, 3-pinnatifid, papery or somewhat leathery when dry, adaxially glabrous; rachis and costae of same color as stipe. Pinnae 3-5 pairs, opposite; basal pair largest, 3-5 × 2-4 cm, right-triangular; pinnules 3 or 4 pairs, proximal basiscopic pinnule largest, 2-2.5 cm × 5-10 mm, oblong-lanceolate, pinnatifid or simple; other pairs gradually shortened distally, lanceolate, 1-pinnatifid or simple; ultimate segments deltoid or falcate. Veins pinnate, obscure. Sori consisting of 3 to several sporangia, confluent at maturity. False indusia continuous, yellowish green, membranous, margins entire. 2n = 116.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2022.
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