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10. Crepidomanes schmidianum (Zenker ex Taschner) K. Iwatsuki, J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sect. 3, Bot. 13: 526. 1985.

西藏瓶蕨 xi zang ping jue

Plants 3-5 cm tall. Rhizome ca. 0.5 mm in diam., densely covered with deep brown short hairs. Stipes remote, 0.8-2 cm apart, ca. 1 cm × 0.3 mm, wingless or narrowly winged. Lamina bipinnate, dark green, oblong-ovate, 2-4 × 1-1.8 cm, membranous, glabrous; pinnae 4-14 pairs, 1-1.4 cm × 3-4 mm, oblique; ultimate segments oblong, apex acuminate. Sori terminal on lobes; involucres obconical, narrowly winged, entire, apex broadly rounded, lips usually dilated; receptacles long projecting. 2n = 72, 108.

On rocks or steep slopes in forests; 1800-2600 m. Guangxi, Guizhou, Taiwan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, Himalaya, N India, Japan, Nepal].

The epithet has frequently been given as "schmidtianum" but this is not correct, as the original spelling was "schmidianum."

1 Fronds up to 8 cm; segments more compactly placed.   10a var. schmidianum
+ Fronds more than 8 cm when fully mature; segments rather remote.   10b var. latifrons

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