Anemia simii Tardieu

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (16)

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
BR

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
BR

Anemia simii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Laurenceville Rd,White Horse, Vumba, Zimbabwe

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
John Meikle Reseach Station, Stapleford

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Road to Lake Mutirikwi

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Road to Lake Mutirikwi

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Road to Lake Mutirikwi

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Maramba C.L., Nyaganda school area, across river

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Mount Buchwa, road turning off to bottom of old mine building

Anemia simii

Photo: Petra Ballings
Mount Buchwa, road turning off to bottom of old mine building

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Anemia anthriscifolia sensu Sim
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Rhizome horizontal to suberect, covered with red-brown hairs (up to 7 mm long). Fronds tufted, erect, hemidimorphic. Stipe of fertile fronds up to 23 cm, stipe of sterile fronds up to 10 cm. Stipe with hair-like scales when young, subglabrous when older. Sterile lamina up to 14 × 11 cm, ovate to triangular in outline, bipinnate to tripinnatifid with spreading pinnae; ultimate segments rounded, oblong, minutely crenate, thinly hairy on both surfaces. Fertile pinnae tripinnatifid, ultimate segments reduced, glabrous to sparsely hairy, petiolules up to 8 cm. Sporangia in two rows.         
Notes: Similar to A. angolensis but fertile segments hairless or with few hairs
Derivation of specific name: simii: named after T.R.Sim (1858-1938), author of " The ferns of South Africa " (1892)
Habitat: Rocky habitats and undergrowth of seasonally dry miombo woodland. Terrestrial or lithophyte.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1680 m
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Lithophyte, terrestrial.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Thursday 22 September 2011
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. (1990). Southern African Ferns and Fern Allies. Frandsen, Sandton. Pages 59 - 60. (Includes a picture).

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011). Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature Pages 196 - 197. (Includes a picture).

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.

Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983). The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria. Pages 175 - 176. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 5.

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Page 52.

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 52.

Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970). Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca Page 54. (Includes a picture).


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Anemia simii:

Our websites:

Flora of Mozambique: Anemia simii

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anemia simii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Anemia simii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Anemia simii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anemia simii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Anemia simii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Anemia simii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Anemia simii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Anemia simii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anemia simii
Ispot Southern Africa: Anemia simii
JSTOR Plant Science: Anemia simii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Anemia simii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anemia simii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Anemia simii
Tropicos: Anemia simii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Anemia simii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=100640, retrieved 22 November 2017

Site software last modified: 28 December 2016 2:55pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use