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9. Woodsia oblonga Ching & S. H. Wu, Fl. Tsinling. 2: 221. 1974.

妙峰岩蕨 miao feng yan jue

Plants 7-18 cm tall. Rhizomes ascending, scaly at top; scales light brown, lanceolate, ca. 3 mm, thinly membranous, margin ciliate. Fronds clustered; stipe brown-stramineous, lustrous, 2-5 cm, ca. 1 mm in diam., articulate at top, with sparse, curly, long hairs and linear scales; lamina 1-pinnate, lanceolate, 6-16 × 2-3.5 cm, herbaceous, both surfaces with sparse, brown, articulate hairs, base slightly attenuate, apex acute; rachis stramineous, with mixture of linear scales and articulate hairs; pinnae 8-18 pairs, sessile, spreading; lower 1 or 2 pairs of pinnae slightly shortened and reflexed downward; middle pinnae larger, elliptic, 1-1.5 cm × 5-8 mm, base asymmetrical, acroscopically truncate, close to rachis, margin subentire or slightly undulate, apex obtuse; upper pinnae connected to each other by wings. Veins pinnate, not reaching laminar margin. Sori orbicular, terminal at ends of veinlets, submarginal; indusia cup-shaped, margin ciliate, shallowly lobed into 2 or 3 segments at maturity.

● Crevices of shaded rocks; 200-1800 m. Hebei, Henan, Shandong.


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