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Polystichum atkinsonii Beddome
Determined by: L. B. Zhang, 28-29 Jun 2010
Gansu: Wen Xian. Motianling Shan, Baishui Jiang Nature Reserve, W of the city of Wenxian, Qiujiaba, ravine along NW branch of Baima He. Mixed deciduous forest of Acer spp., Corylus thibetica, Prunus spp., Betula, Tilia, Tetracentron, Picea, Rhododendron (tree), Aria, occasional Picea and Pterocarya; with dense herbaceous groundcover. 32°55'21"N, 104°19'18"E; 2320-2725 m.
Crevices of vertical rock cliff in shade. Resembling Asplenium trichomanes in habitat and habit; some plants producing new plantlets at apex of fronds. Initially identified as Polystichum stenophyllum Christ.
David E. Boufford, with Yu JIA (bryophytes)
37762 19 May 2007
Copyright 2007 David Boufford   [Edit image]   [View original in new window]

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