Monachosorum henryi Christ

Family

Dennstaedtiaceae

Nomenclature

Monachosorum henryi Christ, Bull. Herb. Boissier 6: 869. 1898; Mitsuta, Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 36: 148. 1985.

Description

Description adapted from Shieh, Fl. Taiwan, ed. 2, 1: 164. 1994.
Rhizome short, ascending, bearing a tuft of fronds. Stipes 25–50 cm long, greenish, with minute glandular hairs; lamina up to 50 cm long, long-ovate, tri- to quadripinnate, thinly herbaceous; ultimate pinnules elliptic, acute at apex, often bearing axillary buds on the upper side of the rachis; veins free. Sori terminal or nearly so on veinlets, small, round, exindusiate .

Distribution in Thailand

NORTH-EASTERN: Loei.

Wider Distribution

Himalayas to Taiwan, S China & Indochina.

Ecology

On rocky ground in dense humid forest.

Proposed IUCN Conservation Assessment

Least Concern (LC). This species is widespread outside of Thailand and not under any known threat.

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