Microlepia hookeriana (Wall. ex Hook.) C. Presl
  • Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5


This taxon is accepted by Dennstaedtiaceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

General Description

Plants terrestrial, ca. 80 cm tall. Rhizome long and creeping, 3.5-5 mm in diam., with dense long red-brown or brown hairs. Fronds remote, 1-2[-5] cm apart; stipe brown-straw-colored, [10-]20-30 cm, ca. 2.5 mm in diam., densely gray-brown villous; rachis and stalks with same hairs; lamina green when dried abaxially, black-green adaxially, 1-pinnate, broadly lanceolate to narrowly oblong in outline, 40-50 × 11-15 cm, base ± narrowed, apex long caudate; pinnae 20-40 pairs, opposite or alternate, basally 3-4 cm apart, shortly stalked to distally sessile, lower pinnae smaller, slightly reflexed; middle pinnae linear-lanceolate or falcate, 6-12 × 1-1.5 cm, herbaceous, abaxially grayish villous on veins, adaxially densely softly brown hairy on lobule midribs, each vein with sparse long hairs, base rounded-cuneate or asymmetrically hastate, both sides somewhat auriculate, acroscopic lobe larger, margin undulate-denticulate, distally serrate, often crispate, apex acuminate; terminal pinna to 15 cm, similar to lateral pinnae but symmetrical, often subhastate. Veins obliquely arising from costa, dichotomous, with 1 veinlet per tooth. Sori terminal on slender veinlet, arranged in a line near margin; indusium becoming brown when old, hemitelioid, as long as wide or slightly wider, glabrous, persistent.

 Information From

Dennstaedtiaceae
World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
'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.
  • B Missouri Botanical Garden
World Flora Online consortium
http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).