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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar, Australasia to New Caledonia.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., Queensland, Socotra, South Australia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tasmania, Uganda, Victoria, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Sulawesi

Adiantum aethiopicum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Coveny, R.G. [6401], New South Wales K001090084 isotype
Stuart, J.M. [s.n.], New South Wales K001090081
Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Australia K001090079
s.coll. [s.n.] K001090080
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K001090082
s.coll. [s.n.], New South Wales K001090083

First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1329 (1759)

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.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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