Pellaea boivinii Hook., Sp. Fil. 2: 147, t. 118 A 1858. (syn: Allosorus boivinii (Hook.) O.Kuntze; Hemionitis boivinii (Hook.) Christenh.; Pellaea adiantoides (Desv.) Prantl (ambiguous synonym); Pellaea boivinii f. bipinnata C.Chr.; Pteridella adiantoides Desv. ex Kuhn (ambiguous synonym); Pteris adiantoides Desv. (ambiguous synonym); Pteris boivinii (Hook.) T.Moore ex Bedd.);  

Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, N-Botswana, South Africa (Limpopo, Gauteng,
Mpulamanga), Madagascar, Mauritius, Comoros, Sri Lanka, S-India (Karnataka,
Kerala, Tamil Nadu)
as per Catalogue of Life;


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Pellaea boivinii Hook SN25420b : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1) – 4 mb.

Pellaea boivinii Hook wild fern from Western Ghats Tamilnadu.


But why is the specimen all folded up and not pressed properly?    Not a good example to set…..   People should take the trouble to prepare and arrange really goo, clearly visible herbarium-specimens, not folded and the lower pinnae folded in half. We can’t see the frond-shape otherwise.




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