Asplenium stoloniferum Bory
  • Voy. Îles Afrique


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Asplenium stoloniferum Bory. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001110842. Accessed on: 04 Apr 2020'

Morphology

Rhizome erect, set with dark brown rhizome scales. Plants stoloniferous with naked stolons. Stipe green. Lamina linear, ± 120 x 16 mm. Pinnae oblong to rhombic or deltate, base forming an angle of ± 90°, outer margins sharply dentate.

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    Terrestrial, epilithic or low-level epiphyte. Rhizome erect, with dark brown scales. Fronds laxly tufted, dimorphic, proliferating fronds without pinnae, elongate, filiform, horizontal, bearing plantlets at tips; normal fronds pinnate, lamina lanceolate, ± 40-100 x 10 mm, glabrous; pinnae widely spaced, unequally obtriangular or cuneiform, distal margins serrate to cuneate; rachis straw-coloured, glabrous; stipe greenish, glabrous. Sporangia in elongate, indusiate sori borne along veins.

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    Habitat

    Lithophytic or epiphytic in forest shade.

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    Mesic Grassland. Deeply shaded forest floors.

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    Lithophytic and epiphytic in forest shade, c. 1300-2100 m altitude.

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    Distribution

    Cape Province, Transkei, Natal, Lesotho, Orange Free State, Transvaal and Reunion.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Herman, PPJ; Retief, E. 1997. Plants of thenorthern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters. Strelitzia 6: 1 - 681. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Klopper, RR. 2017. Pteridophyta. In: E Retief & NL Meyer (eds), Plants of the Free State: Inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 114 - 143. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
    • 3 Schelpe, EACLE; Anthony, NC. 1986. Pteridophyta. In: O.A. Leistner (ed.). Fl. S. Africa : 1 - 278.
    • 4 Voy. Îles Afrique

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    Aspleniaceae
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    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
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