Anemia - Anemiaceae

Anemia nigerica Alston

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

Common name

Description

Rhizome shortly creeping, hairy. Fronds up to 60 cm long. Fertile pinnae erect, longer than sterile pinnae. Fertile segments with a densely pubescent upper surface.

Notes

Derivation

nigerica: type specimen from Nigeria

Habitat

On rocky slopes in scrubby forest.

Distribution worldwide

Distribution in Africa

Nigeria.

Growth form

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Literature

  • Alston, A.H.G. (1959) The Ferns and Fern-Allies of West Tropical Africa. Flora of West Tropical Africa, Page 22.
  • Roux, J.P. (2009) Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands. Strelitzia 23, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Page 51.
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