Native Plants

Microlepia speluncae

Limpleaf Fern
NE
Microlepia speluncae var. villosissima Not Evaluated
Malaysia Plant Red List
2010
NE
Microlepia speluncae var. hancei Not Evaluated
Malaysia Plant Red List
2010
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SSN 36025
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

So far we know little about the species, apart from its appearance.

Habits

  Part Habit
 
Terrestrial   —   An animal that lives on/near the ground or a plant that grows on/in/from land
Terrestrial in light shade area.

Habitats

No Description Suitability Seasonality
1
Forest → Hill Dipterocarp Forest
Unknown Unknown
2
Forest → Lowland Dipterocarp Forest (Malayan, Burmese)
Unknown Unknown
References : http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/classification-schemes/habitats-classification-scheme-ver3

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2010 Malaysia Plant Red List
Microlepia speluncae var. villosissima
Not Evaluated (NE)
N/A
2010 Malaysia Plant Red List
Microlepia speluncae var. hancei
Not Evaluated (NE)
N/A

Location

by State Location
  • Kelantan 1
  • Pahang 2
  • Selangor 1
  • Terengganu 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Specimen

Collection Center   Total
2

References

Article
  1. Christensen, C. & Holttum, R.E. (1934). The Gardens' Bulletin, Straits Settlements: The Ferns of Mount Kinabalu. 7 (3), 191-316. http://www.nparks.gov.sg/sbg/research/publications/gardens-bulletin-singapore/-/media/sbg/gardens-bulletin/4-4-07-3-01-y1934-v7p3-gbs-pg-191.pdf
  2. Jaman, R. & Latiff, A. (1999). The Pteridophyte Flora of Pulau Tioman, Peninsular Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplements (6), 77-100
  3. Kiew, R. & Lim, C.L. (2020). Checklist of vascular plants of Klang Gates Quartz Ridge, Malaysia, a 14-km long quartz dyke. Phytokeys (166), 57-77. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.166.55778 — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  4. Lim, C.L., Siti Munirah, M.Y. & Kiew, R. (2009). Botany of the Berembun Forest Reserve, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. Malayan Nature Journal 61 (2), 143-189. https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chung_Lim4/publication/260079848_Botany_of_the_Berembun_Forest_Reserve_Negeri_Sembilan_Malaysia/links/5539afe80cf226723aba323a.pdf
Book
  1. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Koh, H.L., Muhamad, A., Wan Yusof, W.K. & Latiff, A. (2011). Hutan Simpan Melaka: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal, Kepelbagaian Biologi dan Socio-ekonomi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 315.
  2. Mohd. Rizal, S., Na'aman, J., Jalil, M.S., Nizam, M.S., Latiff, A. & Azahar, M. (2006). Gunung Mandi Angin, Terengganu: Pengurusan, Persekitaran Fizikal, Kepelbagaian Biologi dan Pelancongan Ekologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 500.
  3. Piggott, A.G. (1988). Ferns of Malaysia in Colour. Tropical Press Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 458.
  4. Shaharuddin, M.I., Dahalan, H.T., Abdullah Sani, Shafie, Jalil, M.S., Faridah-Hanum, I. & Latiff, A. (2005). Taman Negeri Gunung Stong, Kelantan: Pengurusan, Persekitaran Fizikal, Biologi dan Sosio-ekonomi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 442.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Ajla Rafidah Baharom, Ms. Amirah Hasanah Binti Mazlan, Mrs. Nur Hazwanie Binti Abd Halim, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurliyana Binti Abd Rahman, Ms. Nurul Fatinizzati Binti Abd Halim, Ms. Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdul Latif, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Imin Kamin

Species Citation :- Microlepia speluncae. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/36025. [Retrieved 28 September 2022].

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