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A new record of the fern genus Cornopteris Nakai from Peninsular Malaysia is presented. The species, C. opaca (D. Don) Tagawa was encountered during recent fieldwork in Mount Berinchang, Cameron Highlands. Previously, it has only been recorded from Mount Kinabalu in Sabah, East Malaysia. A description, photographs, and a distribution map of known o...
Ferns and lycophytes were opportunistically collected along the major trail at Gunung Basor Forest Reserve near Pergau Dam, Kelantan. Samples were curated, identified and deposited at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Herbarium (UKMB). From the sampling area, a total of 94 taxa of ferns and lycophytes in 55 genera and 29 families were identified. This...
Recent floristic sampling in Fraser’s Hill, Pahang, Malaysia resulted in recollection of a rare Diplazium species in Peninsular Malaysia, D. procumbens, a poorly known species which was first described by R.E. Holttum in 1940. In this paper, we provide comprehensive morphological and anatomical description of the species based on our thorough exami...
A total of 57 taxa in 37 genera and 24 families of ferns and lycophyte has been recorded in Pulau Pangkor and the surrounding areas. These number of taxa represents 8.8% of the total 647 taxa of ferns and lycophytes, which have been recorded for Peninsular Malaysia. Polypodiaceae is the largest family with nine species followed by Gleicheniaceae, A...