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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Iran to Myanmar.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Small terrestrial ferns; rhizomes short-creeping, densely scaly
Morphology Leaves
Leaves of two kinds (dimorphic) or uniform, the leaf-blade ± fan-shaped, dichotomously divided into linear segments, scaly; petiole scaly
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sporangia
Sporangia in submarginal sori, covered by the reflexed leaf-margin.
Distribution
Genus of six species in Africa, two extending eastwards to India.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Actiniopteris Link appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fil. Spec.: 73, 79 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Kornaś & al. in Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 52: 265–309 (1982).
  • Pichi-Sermolli in Adumbr. 10: 318–328 (1963)
  • Pichi-Sermolli in Webbia 17: 1–32 (1963)

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0