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Biogeographical Region:
25 - East Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Robert B. Faden  Search this
Audrey Joy Evans  Search this
J. N. Maikweki  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Evergreen forest , upperstory about 100 ft tall; upperstory trees are Casearia battiscombei (common), Alangium chinense, Rauwolfia caffra, Ficus capensis, F.? brachylepis; dominant understory trees are Rothamannia sp. and Xymalos monospora, very common shrub is Dracaena laxissima; ground layer includes Oplismenus, Pteris catoptera, Asplenium gemmiferum, A. erectum, epiphytes include Asplenium sandersonii, Loxogramme lanceolata .  Search this
Min. Elevation:
1750  Search this
Place:
K4/6, South Chyulu Hills., Machakos/Kajaido, Kenya, Africa
Collection Date:
3 May 1969 and 4 May 1969
Record Last Modified:
29 Aug 2016
Specimen Count:
1
Taxonomy:
Plantae Pteridophyte Polypodiales Pteridaceae
Published Name:
Pteris catoptera Kunze
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Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34f465261-ec0d-4337-ab88-5c978f404f74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_11307966