1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Athyrium Roth
      1. Athyrium schimperi Moug. ex Fée

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    Terrestrial in montane grassland among rocks in open; 6, 000 to 10, 000 ft. alt.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Athyrium schimperi Moug. ex Fée appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3495], Cameroon K000746810
    Jan 1, 1997 Thomas, D.W. [9380], Cameroon K000541973
    Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [3674], Cameroon K000541964
    Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [5353], Cameroon K000541971
    Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [278], Cameroon K000541969
    Aug 7, 1988 Clarke, C.B. [24143], Arunachal Pradesh K001089335 lectotype
    Bidgood, S. [5235], Tanzania K000190463

    First published in Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 187 (1852)

    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.
    • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28 : 161, t. 30, fig. 3, 4 (not 5, 6) (1953).
    • Sim F.S.A. 133, t. 41 (1915)
    • Gen. Fil. 187 (1852)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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