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11. Dryopteris sect. Splendentes Fraser-Jenkins, Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.), Bot. 14: 193. 1986.

华丽鳞毛蕨组 hua li lin mao jue zu

Plants usually tall. Lamina bipinnate to tripinnate. Stipe usually reddish or reddish brown. Base of pinnules asymmetrical, shortly serrate.

About six species: China, E Himalaya, New Guinea; five species (three endemic) in China.

1 Plants 60-85 cm tall; lamina bipinnate to tripinnatifid, pinnules incised; stipe stramineous   (2)
+ Plants 1-2 m tall; lamina bipinnate-tripinnate; stipe dark brown or ebeneous   (3)
2 (1) Lamina grass-green; pinnules incised ca. 1/2 of distance to midrib and dentate at apex; sori not limited to apical half of pinnules.   86 D. reflexosquamata
+ Lamina dark green; pinnules deeply cut, incised at least 2/3 of distance to midrib and sharply serrate-dentate at apex; sori typically confined to apical half of pinnules.   87 D. kwanzanensis
3 (1) Stipe and lower rachis with ovate-lanceolate to broadly ovate, glossy black scales.   88 D. sikkimensis
+ Stipe and lower rachis with thin, lanceolate, appressed, brown scales   (4)
4 (3) Stipe and rachis ebeneous.   89 D. splendens
+ Lower part of stipe dark brown, rachis stramineous.   90 D. rubrobrunnea

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