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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa.

[FSOM]

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

Leaves
Leaf-blade linear, up to 20 x 3 cm, simply pinnate
Pinnae
Pinnae ± fan-shaped to suborbicular, up to 1.5 x 1.8 cm, shortly stalked, sterile ones denticulate and sometimes shallowly lobed along upper margin, glabrous
Petiole
Petiole dark brown to black, up to 8 cm long, glabrous.
Distribution
N2, 3; Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, Abd al Kuri, Socotra
Ecology
Altitude range 400–1800 m.

Native to:

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Socotra, Sudan

Adiantum balfourii Baker appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 17: t. 1630 (1886)

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]

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