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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Among rocks in forest; below 1, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Mozambique, Myanmar, Philippines, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre

Adiantum soboliferum Wall. ex Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2009 Chin, S.C. [3557], Indonesia K000602870
Jan 1, 2008 Mhoro, B. [306], Tanzania K000197492
Feb 1, 2005 Bunchuai, K. [1693], Thailand K000547729
Jun 17, 2003 North Wood, A. [s.n.], Tanzania K000557823
Jan 1, 2000 Lobb, T. [s.n.], Indonesia K000491140
Jan 1, 2000 Dilmy, A. [1085], Indonesia K000505718
Jan 1, 2000 Micholitz, W. [s.n.], Philippines K000507455
May 10, 1999 Kisena, C. [1452], Tanzania K000557821
May 10, 1999 Kisena, C. [1452], Tanzania K000557820
Welwitsch [150], Angola K000435588
Iwatsuki, k. [P119], Philippines K000507456
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Philippines K000507462
Matthew, C.G. [59], Philippines K000507463
Wallich, N. [74], Myanmar K001090052
Weber, C.M. [1511], Philippines K000507457
Anonymous [2853] K000507458
Balansa, B. [134], Vietnam K001090045 Unknown type material
s.coll. [74], Myanmar K001090051 Unknown type material
Balansa, B. [1964], Vietnam K001090046
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 74], Myanmar K001109178
Kiah [35241], Malaysia K000491645
Copeland, E.B. [1399], Philippines K000507464 isotype
Luke, P.A. [4927], Tanzania K000557822
Copeland, E.B. [14], Philippines K000507461
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 74], Myanmar K001109177
Copeland, E.B. [243], Philippines K000507459
Meyer, R. [2576], Philippines K000507460
Copeland, E.B. [515], Philippines K000507465 isotype
Welwitsch [150], Angola Adiantum mettenii K000435587

First published in Sp. Fil. 2: 13 (1851)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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

  • Spec. Fil. 2 : 13, t. 74A (1851)
  • Syn. Fil. 115 (1867)
  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28 : 94, t.15, fig. 1, 2 (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

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