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Cibotium cumingii Kunze


Description from Flora of China

Cibotium barometz (Linnaeus) J. Smith var. cumingii (Kunze) C. Christensen; C. crassinerve Rosenstock; C. taiwanense C. M. Kuo.

Habit as in Cibotium barometz in general but fronds not quite as large. Pinnules on basiscopic side of lower pinnae usually lacking; pinnules on larger pinnae 12-15 cm × 12-16 mm. Sori usually 1 or 2 at base of lower pairs of pinnule segments. Spores without an equatorial flange.

In Taiwan, Cibotium cumingii is more widespread than C. barometz.

Open forests, road cuttings, slopes in hilly and montane areas; sea level to ca. 1000 m. Taiwan [Philippines].


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