Microlepia trichocarpa Hayata
  • Icon. Pl. Formosan.


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. Rhizome creeping, black-brown, ca. 5 mm in diam., with dense, red-brown, acicular hairs. Fronds remote; stipe brown, 25-35 cm, 3-4 mm in diam., with dense, long, spreading, gray, acicular hairs, abscising to leave coarse marks; lamina brown-green when dried, 2-pinnate, oblong in outline, 30-60 × 20-30 cm, herbaceous, apex caudate acuminate; pinnae 18-25 pairs, alternate, 5-6 cm apart, with stalk 3-5 mm, slightly shorter at base, 1-pinnate, lanceolate, 12-18 × 3.2-3.6 cm, base subtruncate, parallel to rachis, apex acuminate; pinnules 20-30 pairs, adjacent, almost sessile, oblong, base asymmetrical, basiscopically cuneate, acroscopically truncate, slightly auriculate, margin pinnatifid to 1/3-1/2 of lobes, apex rounded or obtuse; lobules broad, with 1 or 2 coarse obtuse teeth at apex; pinnae progressively shorter toward apex, merging to form long acuminate or almost caudate terminal segment. Veins obvious on both surfaces, pinnate, veinlets simple. Sori at notch base; indusium hemitelioid, with dense, long, gray, acicular hairs, not easily seen.

 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).