Cheilanthes chusana Hook.

Family

Pteridaceae, subfamily Cheilanthoideae

Nomenclature

Cheilanthes chusana Hook., Sp. Fil. 2: 95, pl. 106B. 1852; Tardieu & C.Chr., Fl. Indo-Chine 7(2): 174. 1940; Newman et al., Checkl. Vasc. Pl. Lao PDR: 31. 2007.

Distribution in Laos

Champasak.

Wider Distribution

China, Vietnam, Philippines.

Proposed IUCN Conservation Assessment

Data Deficient (DD). There is considerable taxonomic confusion in the genus Cheilanthes making accurate conservation assessments of many of the species difficult.

Voucher specimens - Laos

Maxwell 98-866, Champasak (CMU).

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