Athyrium annae Kornas

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Common names:
Rhizome creeping. Lamina 3-pinnate, broadly triangular to pentagonal in outline, basal pinnae not reduced, strongly basiscopically developed.
Type location:
Notes: Verdcourt makes a note under A. lewalleanum: "Kornas has described a very similar plant A. annae differing in a number of small points. I suspect it is conspecific." (F.T.E.A., Woodsiaceae, 2003). The species is known only from the type collection.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Moist evergreen forest near waterfall, beyond the reach of spray, in moderate shade.
Altitude range: 1030 m (approx)
Worldwide distribution: Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s): Terrestrial.
Endemic status:
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Kornas, J. (1979). Distribution and ecology of the Pteridophytes in Zambia Polska Akademia Nauk Wydzial II Nauk Biologicznych Page 104.

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Pages 136 - 137.

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 213.

Verdcourt, B. (2003). Woodsiaceae F.T.E.A. Page 12. Note made under A. lewalleanum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Athyrium annae
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Athyrium annae., retrieved 29 November 2023

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