Lepisorus macrosphaerus Ching
  • Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 4: 73 (1933)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Lepisorus macrosphaerus Ching. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001127341. Accessed on: 25 Mar 2023'

General Information

Plants usually 20-40 cm tall. Rhizomes long creeping, 2.2-3 mm in diam., densely scaly; scales caducous, basifixed, brown, ovate or acuminately ovate, 2-3 × 1-2 mm, margin entire, apex obtuse; central lumina subrectangular, luminal walls thickened and dark colored, marginal lumina polygonal, colored. Fronds 0.5-2 cm apart; stipe mostly straw-colored, 3-16 cm, 1-2 mm in diam.; lamina abaxially gray-green or brownish, adaxially yellowish green or brown, lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, (7-)20-40 × (0.7-)1.5-5 cm, widest at middle, thickly leathery, with small sparse scales, base cuneate, decurrent, margin straight or slightly undulate, apex shortly acuminate; costa raised on both sides, veinlets normally obscure. Sori marginal or submarginal, orbicular or elliptic, much raised on abaxial surface of lamina, depressed on adaxial surface of lamina; paraphyses brown, orbicular, 0.5-0.8 mm in diam., margin entire.

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    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
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    World Flora Online Data. 2021.
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    World Flora Online Consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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