1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Blechnum L.
      1. Blechnum tabulare (Thunb.) Kuhn

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil to N. Argentina, Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Terrestrial, on moist rocky slope in savannah grassland; 5, 000 to 5, 400 ft. alt.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Brazil South, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Paraguay, Rwanda, Réunion, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Uruguay, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Blechnum tabulare (Thunb.) Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Patel, H. [7341], Mozambique K000613603
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 185], Mauritius Lomaria boryana K001109485

    First published in Filic. Afr.: 94 (1868)

    Not 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. [Cited as Lomariocycas tabularis.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Schelpe in J. Linn. Soc. 53: 494 (1952).
    • Sim F.S.A. 187, t. 83 (1915)
    • Fil. Afr. 94 (1868)

    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 2019. 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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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