Thelypteris interrupta THELYPTERIDACEAE
|Pollen / Spore
|Spores monolete. Symmetry bilateral,heteropolar; plano-convex to concavo-convex in equatorial longitudinal view; perine rugulate-saccate. Projections varying from short linear to round, minutely scabrate. Equatorial axis 40um average, polar axis 27um average.
Ecology and Geography
|East Pacific Islands
, Other outside Australasia
|Pantropical. Found in the Caribbean. A variant called Dryopteris gongyloides var. glabra (Mett) found in the Congo of Central Africa.
This fern noted by Skottsberg at Rano Aroi 400m at the edge of the swamp with Polygonum very rare. In Rano Kao at the bottom of the crater 110m in the Scirpetum and among the large boulders at little higher up. Fertile. Found in marshes and swamps, wet areas.
|Gossen(2010) identified fern in Rano Kao at lake edge and under Acacia forest growing in rocks.