Plant Diversity ›› 2015, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (2): 135-138.DOI: 10.7677/ynzwyj201514090

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Didymochlaena Desv. (Hypodematiaceae): A Newly Recorded Fern Genus to China

 TAN  Yun-Hong-1, WEI  Ran-2, LI  Jian-Wu-1, ZHANG  Xian-Chun-2   

  1. 1 Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China; 2 State Key Laboratory
    of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093, China
  • Received:2014-06-17 Online:2015-03-25 Published:2014-08-13
  • Supported by:

    National Science and Technology Infrastructure Program (08ZK121B02, 08ZK111B02) and CAS 135 program (XTBG-F03)


Didymochlaena Desv., a monotypic genus placed in Hypodematiaceae with a pantropical distribution, is reported new to China (Yunnan Province) in the present study. Descriptions of the specimens and brief discussions on the systematic placement of this genus are provided.

Key words: Didymochlaena Desv., Didymochlaena truncatula, Hypodematiaceae, New record

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