Cheilanthes - Sinopteridaceae

Cheilanthes perlanata (Pic. Serm.) Kornas

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

Notholaena perlanata Pic.Serm.

Common name

Description

Fronds not proliferous, to 12 cm long. Stipe and/or rhachis circular or oval in cross-section, without grooves or ridges. Stipe and undersurface of lamina covered with soft, flexuous, intertwined hairs. Pinnae basiscopically developed.

Notes

Derivation

Habitat

Dry rock outcrops.

Distribution worldwide

See African distribution.

Distribution in Africa

Burundi, Congo, Dem. Republic of Congo, Zambia.

Growth form

Lithophytic.

Literature

  • Kornas, J. (1979) Distribution and ecology of the Pteridophytes in Zambia. Polska Akademia Nauk Wydzial II Nauk Biologicznych. Page 51.
  • Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report, 13 Pages 65 - 66.
  • 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 184.
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