Triplophyllum - Tectariaceae

Triplophyllum securidiforme (Hook.) Holttum var. nanum (Bonap.) Holltum

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

Ctenitis securidiformis (Hook.) Copel. var. nana (Bonap.) Tardieu

Common name

Description

See T. securidiformis var. securidiformis but fronds not more than 25 cm; pinnules less than 2cm long.

Notes

Derivation

Habitat

On rocks by streams in forest.

Distribution worldwide

See African distribution.

Distribution in Africa

Angola, Cameroon, Dem. Republic of Congo, Gabon, Liberia, Nigeria.

Growth form

Lithophytic, terrestrial.

Literature

  • 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 198.
  • Thardieu-Blot, M.L. (1964) Ptéridophytes vol.8. Flore du Gabon, Pages 157 - 158.
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