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|Family: Thelypteridaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Thelypteris puberula (Baker) C.V. Morton var. sonorensis A.R. Sm.
Habit: Rhizome creeping, 3--8 mm wide; evergreen. Leaf: +- regularly spaced, generally 50--120 cm, 15--30 cm wide; stipe scales lanceolate, brown, not persistent; blade thick, abaxially +- nonglandular, +- densely hairy on axes, veins, and between veins; pinnae deeply lobed, lobes narrowly oblong, entire. Sporangia: sori small, round; indusia densely hairy.
Ecology: Along streams, seepage areas; Elevation: 50--800 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, WTR, SnGb, SnJt; Distribution Outside California: to Arizona, southern Mexico. Note: Rarely cultivated in southern California. 1 other var., Thelypteris puberula var. puberula, Mexico to Costa Rica.
Unabridged Note: Christella puberula A. Löve & D. Löve, published [1977 Taxon 26:326] for the nominate element of Thelypteris puberula, may reflect a superior classification, but a combination that would include var. sonorensis within Christella puberula has not been made. Recent molecular evidence [A.R. Smith & R.B. Cranfill 2002 Taxon 56:1037--1050] suggests that Christella itself may be polyphyletic and possibly not separable from Cyclosorus s.l. Some combinations of supposed Christella taxa within Cyclosorus, including "Cyclosorus puberulus," have not yet been made.
eFlora Treatment Author: John C. Game, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Thelypteris nevadensis
Next taxon: Woodsiaceae
Citation for this treatment: John C. Game, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux 2016. Thelypteris puberula var. sonorensis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=67105, accessed on February 14, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 14, 2016.