Anemia - Anemiaceae

Anemia sessilis (Jeanp.) C. Chr.

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

Hemianemia sessilis (Jeanp.) C.F.Reed
Anemia tomentosa (Savigny) Sw. var. sessilis Jeanp.

Common name

Description

Rhizome densely covered with black, silky hairs. Fronds tufted, herbaceous. Lamina bipinnatifid, ovate-oblong in outline, 5 x 7-7.5 cm. Young fronds covered with soft hairs, at maturity hairs remain on the veins only.

Notes

Derivation

Habitat

Distribution worldwide

Distribution in Africa

Benin, Guinea, Nigeria.

Growth form

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Literature

  • Christensen, C. (1911) Four new ferns. Repertorium novarum specierum regni vegetabilis, Page 371.
  • Roux, J.P. (2009) Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands. Strelitzia 23, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Pages 51 - 52.
  • Tardieu-Blot (1943) Fougères de Guinée. Bulletin de la Société botanique de France., 90 Page 94.
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