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32. Micropolypodium Hayata, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo). 42: 341. 1928.

锯蕨属 ju jue shu

Authors: Shannjye Moore & Barbara S. Parris

Plants small, epiphytic, or sometimes petrophytic. Rhizomes radial, with stipes in whorls; scales not clathrate, reddish brown, glabrous. Stipe not articulate, phyllopodia absent. Lamina pinnate or deeply pinnately divided to narrow wing along rachis; veins hidden, but visible with transmitted light, lateral veins simple, each vein ending with a hydathode on adaxial surface of lamina. Sori superficial, 1 per pinna. Sporangia glabrous. Hairs simple eglandular, medium to dark reddish brown.

Three species: Bhutan, China, N India, Japan, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam; two species in China.

1 Rachis concolorous with lamina or pale to medium brown on abaxial side.   1 M. okuboi
+ Rachis dark brown on abaxial side.   2 M. sikkimense

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