Asplenium currorii Hook.

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Synonyms: Asplenium africanum Desv. var. currorii (Hook.) Tardieu
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Fronds simple, to 4 cm wide. Lamina lanceolate to linear-lanceolate in outline, base wedge-shaped.
Notes: Asplenium holstii has broader fronds (up to 8 cm).
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Habitat: In moist deeply shaded evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 600 - 1200 m
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, D.R.C., Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Mozambique, Nigeria, Principe Isl., Sao Tomé, Togo.
Mozambique distribution: Z
Growth form(s): Epiphyte, lithophyte.
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 9.

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Page 162.

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 83.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Asplenium currorii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Asplenium currorii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Asplenium currorii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Asplenium currorii
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Asplenium currorii
JSTOR Plant Science: Asplenium currorii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Asplenium currorii
Plants of the World Online: Asplenium currorii
Tropicos: Asplenium currorii
Wikipedia: Asplenium currorii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Asplenium currorii., retrieved 14 April 2024

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