Malayan Ferns; Handbook to the Determination of the Ferns of the Malayan Islands (Incl. Those of the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines, and New Guinea)

Malayan Ferns; Handbook to the Determination of the Ferns of the Malayan Islands (Incl. Those of the Malay Peninsula, the Philippines, and New Guinea)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...rachis naked, stramineous; upper surface beset with few, distant, subulate, spine-like appendices on the midribs of the segments. Sori oblong or linear-oblong, often slightly curved only, principally in 2 rows near the costae. Trop. Asia, China, Madagascar. (15) A., uiiibroaum, -/-.. Christ, Farnkr. d. Erde, 225; A. auslrale, Pr., Bedd., Ferns S.I., tab. CLVIII; Diplazium umbrosum, Bedd., Handb. Ind. Ferns, 188; Asplenium umbrosum, J. Sm., Rac., Flor. Btz., I, 228; /'olypodium umbrosum, Ail., (oldest name);--var. muricatum; Asplenium muricalum, Mell., Ann. Mus. Bot. L. II., II, 239. Caudex erect, to 26 c.M. high, densely covered with the bases of fallen fronds, roots and brown, lanceolate scales. Stipes 50--80 c.M. long, strong, scaly at the base. Fronds 60--160 c.M. long, 30--120 c.M. broad, ovalelauceolale to deltoid. Pinnae ovate-lanceolate to deltoid-lanceolate, 7--20 c.M. broad. Pinnulae close, cut down nearly or quite to the costa into unequalsided, elliptico-rhomboidal segments '/i--l!/i C-M-long, 2--5 m.M. broad; the apex of the pinnuiae lobed. Segments sessile, the apex rounded, the edge toothed or deeply inciso-creuale, the base narrowed or decurrent. Texture herbaceous; surfaces naked; central ribs of the segments pinnate, veins simple or forked. Sori oblong, copious, the lower often double; indusium inflate, slightly curved, entire.--A variable plant. War. muricatum: Stipes muricate. Trop. Asia if Australia, New Zealand, Africa;--var. niuricalum: Java. (16) A. silvaticum, JKfcie, Bot. Zeit., 1866, 376; A. woodwardioides, Christ, Fil. Saras., Ill, 233; Asplenium basilare, Moore, Rac., Flor. Btz., I, 229; A. woodwardioides, Bk., Hk. Bk., Syn. Fil., 229; Diplazium brevisorum, J. Sm., Journ. of Bot., Ill, 408; Allantodta sylvalica, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123664381X
  • 9781236643810