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24 October 2006 Asplenium veneticolor, a new spleenwort (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta) from Cuba
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A new spleenwort from E Cuba is described and illustrated: Asplenium veneticolor. It is closely related to A. dentatum, a widespread species in Cuba. In nature it can be recognised by its distinctive bluish green (Venetian) colour, on dry material moreover by its fertile leaf blades being pinnatifid at apex, with oblong to oblanceolate pinnae. Stem scales, indusia and spores provide additional criteria that support the distinctness of the two taxa.

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Ledis Regalado Gabancho, Carlos Sánchez, and Carmen Prada "Asplenium veneticolor, a new spleenwort (Aspleniaceae, Pteridophyta) from Cuba," Willdenowia 36(2), 871-880, (24 October 2006). https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.36.36218
Published: 24 October 2006
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