This blechnoid fern is endemic to the Pan-Himalayas and Taiwan. It has a long-creeping rhizome and is epiphytic.
Collection Data (R. Wei ST0849)
Classification & Common Names
- Class: Polypodiopsida
- Family: Blechnaceae
- Genus: Blechnidium T. Moore
- Species: Blechnidium melanopus (Hook.) T.Moore
- Common name(s):
General Collection Data
- Date: 24-VII-2013
- Primary Collector & #: R. Wei ST0849
- Collection Party:
- Det. History:
- Habitat: Seasonally moist forest
- Habit: Epiphyte
- Specimen Locations: PE
In Taiwan, Blechnum melanopus is never epiphytic, always terrestrial (floor and slopes of broadleaf and mixed forests).
Dear Ralf and Wei
any one of you have sample to send? Is the only species that is missing in my phylogeny, and it´s importat to solve the problem abou the genus Blechnum ou Blechnopsis.
According to my database should I have silica-dried tissue samples of this taxon, collected in Taiwan.
Please contact me by email (email@example.com).
All the best,