Legs with the femora unidentate, dentation at the middle, sulcate
beneath with the sulci bare (Fig.
Fore tibiae entirely cylindrical, II and III scarcely sulcate
or flat near apex.
1E) absent at the base of the lamina Size of the fertile frond up to 80, frond 55-60; frond (length in cm) lamina up to 30 lamina up to 45 Size of the sterile frond up to 46, frond 35-40 long; frond (length in cm) lamina up to 29 lamina 30 Petiole shape terete (rarely predominantly (especially towards sub-terete), sulcate
, base of the lamina) Petiole colour brown to dark red to light red-brown, red-brown, Petiole indument pubescent with hairs (ferrugineous usually on the hairs, Fig.
Adaxial outline of stipe/axis: 0 = convex or flattened; 1 = sulcate
altilabris is unknown), the minute eyes, and the dorsally sulcate
7- 2 mm long, base and apex obtuse, compressed laterally, green, dorsifixed at middle; pollen sulcate
, ellipsoid, exine reticulate, muri narrowed; stigma conduplicate, ca.
Mesothorax nearly as long as anterior lobe of pronotum, globular, mesonotum laterally with conspicuous longitudinal carinae leading to base of each forewing, midline sulcate
, subapically with paired lateral depressions.
8 cm in diameter, erect, glabrous, greenish, slightly sulcate
mainly when dry; scape bracts the basal ones subfoliaceous, the upper ones narrowlyovate, acute and apiculate, 3.
Scape erect, 28-35 cm x 2 mm, somewhat sulcate
, very sparsely punctate lepidote, reddish; scape bracts erect, imbricate throughout, the lower green, the uppermost tinged reddish, all with a foliaceous attenuate blade.
4D); hair I medium-sized, directed laterad, II the longest, directed ventrad, and partially sulcate
ornata, originally described from Santa Catarina State, presents pollen sulcate
and psillate, when A.
5 mm long, fixed near the base, base sagittate, apex acute; pollen oblong-ellipsoid, sulcate
, exine reticulate, lumina subrounded, muri narrowed; stigma subcapitate, conduplicate-spiral, slightly exceeding the anthers and completely exposed at anthesis, yellow, margins papilose; ovary subpyramidate, ca.