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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Tanzania and Angola.

[FWTA]

Adiantaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Sides of gullies in shade; up to 4, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zaïre

Adiantum schweinfurthii Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Chevalier, A. [2917], Senegal K000435593 Unknown type material
Schweinfurth, G. [3814], Sudan K000435590
Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557817
Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557818
Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557819

First published in Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1869: 40 (1869)

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 West Tropical Africa

  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 97, t. 15, fig. 10 (1953).
  • Bak. Syn. Fil. 472 (1874)
  • in Bot. Zeit. 1870 : 89
  • in Sitzungsb. Ges. Nat. Fr. Berl. 1869: 40

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