Hypolepis punctata (Thunb.) Mett.
  • Filic. Afr.

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

Rhizome 1.5-4 mm in diam., with pale brown hairs to 2 mm. Stipe pale chestnut-brown, distally sometimes becoming yellow-brown or darker, 15-75 cm, 2-4 mm in diam., smooth or slightly rough, with sparse, brown-tinged, glandular and eglandular hairs to 2 mm; rachis pale chestnut-brown or yellow-brown throughout, hairs similar to those of stipe; lamina 3(or 4)-pinnate, ovate to broadly ovate in outline, (22-)35-80(-100) × 17-27(-70) cm, iridescent when dry, firmly herbaceous or papery, abaxially with fine, colorless or brown-tinged, glandular and eglandular hairs rather variable in length and density, adaxially with hairs similar but shorter and sparser; pinnae 8-15(-25) pairs, opposite or subopposite, largest at or near base, narrowly triangular, triangular, or ovate, 9-50 × 3.5-20 cm; pinnules oblong or narrowly triangular, 2-11 × 1-4 cm; ultimate pinnules oblong, 4-19 × 2-8 mm, apex obtuse. Sori circular or ovate, without hairs between sporangia, unprotected.

 Information From

World Flora Online Data. 2017.
  • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
'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
World Flora Online Data. 2018.
  • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).