Woodsia scopulina subsp. appalachiana

(T. M. C. Taylor) Windham

Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 58. 1993.

Endemic
Basionyms: Woodsia appalachiana Amer. Fern J. 37: 88. 1947
Synonyms: Woodsia scopulina var. appalachiana (T. M. C. Taylor) C. V. Morton
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.

Scales of stems and petiole bases mostly bicolored with broad, usually continuous, dark central stripe, scales narrowly lanceolate. Pinnae with longest hairs composed of 5–8 cells. Indusial segments broad, not at all filamentous. Spores averaging 39–46 µm. 2n = 76.


Phenology: Sporulating summer–fall.
Habitat: Shaded cracks and ledges on cliffs, mostly subacidic shale and sandstone
Elevation: 300–1700 m

Distribution

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Ark., Ky., N.C., Tenn., Va., W.Va.

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

"thick" is not a number.

Acute (?) +  and Rounded (?) +
Michael D. Windham +
(T. M. C. Taylor) Windham +
swollen +
Woodsia appalachiana +
simple to commonly +
lanceolate;linear-lanceolate +
reduced +
roundish +
5 (?) +  and 8 (?) +
Ark. +, Ky. +, N.C. +, Tenn. +, Va. +  and W.Va. +
300–1700 m +
often +  and glabrous +
Shaded cracks and ledges on cliffs, mostly subacidic shale and sandstone +
multicellular +
flattened +
uniseriate +  and multiseriate +
dissected +
monomorphic +
9cm;35cm +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br />) +
not articulate +
usually reddish-brown +  and dark purple +
1/5 length of blade;3/4 length of blade +
Sporulating summer–fall. +
not articulate +
longer than wide +
Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. +
round +, cuplike +, hoodlike +, reniform +, falcate +  and linear +
2 (?) +  and 3 (?) +
persistent +
lanceolate +
not spiny;entire;dentate +
filamentous +
discrete +
cristate +
dictyostelic +, unbranched +  and branched +
erect +  and ascending +
Woodsia scopulina var. appalachiana +
Woodsia scopulina subsp. appalachiana +
Woodsia scopulina +
subspecies +
oblong +  and round +
on rock +  and terrestrial +
epiphytic +  and hemiepiphytic +
41 +, 39 +  and 38 +