Taenitis interrupta Hook. & Grev.

Family

Pteridaceae, subfamily Pteridoideae

Nomenclature

Taenitis interrupta Hook. & Grev., Icon. Filic.: t. 63. 1828; Boonkerd et al., Thai For. Bull. (Bot.) 32: 7. 2004.

Description

Rhizome creeping. Stipes to 40 cm long. Laminae simply pinnate, to c. 35 cm long, with 6–12 pairs of pinnae, simple apical pinna; pinnae 8–14 by 0.6–1.2 cm, thin. Sori usually nearer the margin than the midrib, sometimes very near margin, c. 1 mm wide, often more or less interrupted .

Distribution in Thailand

PENINSULAR: Surat Thani.

Wider Distribution

W Malesia.

Ecology

Swamp forest or in grassy thickets.

Proposed IUCN Conservation Assessment

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

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