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Angiopteris caudatiformis Hieron.


Description from Flora of China

Angiopteris crassifolia Ching (1959), not de Vriese (1852); A. crassiuscula Ching; A. magna Ching ex C. Christensen & Tardieu; A. majuscula Ching; A. megaphylla Ching; A. multijuga Ching; A. nuda Ching; A. pinnata Ching; A. vasta Ching.

Fronds 2-4 m; stipes smooth. Laminae bipinnate; pinnae 60-110 × 20-40 cm, with 14-18 pairs of pinnules; pinnules 15-25 × 1.5-3 cm, bases cordate, rounded, or truncate, margins usually serrate, apices acute to caudate. Veins dense; false veins present, rarely absent. Sori 1-2 mm from margin, 2-3 mm, composed of 12-18 sporangia.

Rain forests, broad-leaved forests; 100-1200 m. Guangxi, Yunnan [E Myanmar, Vietnam].


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