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Doryopteris concolor

Doryopteris concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Kuhn, Reisen Ost-Afrika 3(3): 19 1879. (syn: Allosorus concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Kuntze.; Cheilanthes concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) R.M.Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Cheilanthes concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Schelpe & N.C.Anthony; Cheilanthes pohliana (Presl) Keys. (ambiguous synonym); Doryopteris baturitensis Brade; Hemionitis baturitensis (Brade) Christenh.; Hemionitis concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Christenh.; Pellaea concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Bak.; Pellaea palmescens Fée; Pteris brownii Desv.; Pteris concolor Langsd. & Fisch.; Pteris laciniata Vell. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris mysurensis Heyne ex Wall.; Pteris pedata R.Br. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris pohliana Presl);       

India also as per Tropicos;

Galapagos, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas), Honduras, El Salvador, Colombia (Cesar, Magdalena), Venezuela (Aragua, Barinas, Bolivar, Dependencias Federales, Distrito Federal, Falcon, Miranda), Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia (Beni, Chuquisaca, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija), N-Brazil (Para), NE-Brazil (Ceara, Pernambuco), WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso), SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro), Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Santa Fe, San Juan, San Luis, Tucuman), S-Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Paraguay (Amambay, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Cordillera, Paraguari), Uruguay (Artigas, Durazno, Florida Prov., Rio Negro, Salto), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Grenadines (Union), Grenada, Bonaire, Curacao, Jamaica, Hispaniola as per Catalogue of Life;


Terrestrial herbs with erect rhizome, 2-4 x 2 cm. Scales 2-3 x 0.4-0.6 mm, lanceolate-acuminate, dark brown in the middle, paler along margins. Fronds 25-30 x 10-15 cm, simple; stipe 15-25 cm long, dark brown or black polished, sparsely scaly; lamina 10-15 x 10-12 cm, cordately ovate, acuminate in outline, deeply palmately lobed; lobes again divided; lobules to 1 x 0.5 cm, oblong, acute. Sori continuous along the margins of the lobules, brownish. Sporangial capsule 250-312.5 x 187.5 µm, globose, stalk 250-312.5 µm long. Spores 37.5 x 37.5 µm, yellowish, tetrahedral, granulose.
Growing in all vegetation types at high altitude areas.
America, Australia, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Mascaran Island, Polynesia, Philippines, South Africa, India, Sri Lanka and Taiwan
(Attributions- K. P. Rajesh as per India Biodiversity Portal)


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Doryopteris SN15420b : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 4 mb.
Doryopteris concolor (Langsd. & Fisch.) Kuhn wild fern from east and Western Ghats of India. Leaves palmatly lobed; lobes pinnatisect.
Catalogue of Life does not give its distribution in India, while Tropicos gives it.



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