1. Family: Ophioglossaceae Martinov
    1. Genus: Helminthostachys Kaulf.
      1. Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Japan, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Santa Cruz Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

    Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2006 Baker, W.J. [857], Indonesia K000445192
    Nov 1, 2004 Khairuddin [FRI38328], Malaysia K000505859
    Nov 1, 2004 Andau, D. [509], Malaysia K000505912
    Nov 1, 2004 Chua, L.S.L. [FRI41721], Malaysia K000505858
    Dec 1, 2003 Jones, B.L. [73], Malaysia K000473662
    Jun 1, 2001 Runi [S59688], Malaysia K000505896
    Feb 1, 2000 Argent, G. [1445], Malaysia K000420243
    Dec 1, 1997 Laman, T.G. [1214], Indonesia K000505906
    Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [349], Malaysia K000505911
    Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1146], Malaysia K000505910
    Mar 31, 1992 Haslani Abdullah, M. [5], Brunei K000505900
    Jan 1, 1992 Simpson, D.A. [2605], Brunei K000505899
    Jan 1, 1991 Jenang, K. [S59352], Malaysia K000505897
    Jan 1, 1986 Sigin [SAN66699], Malaysia K000505907
    Mar 24, 1982 Batari, E.J. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000505972
    Jan 1, 1977 Sands, M.J.S. [2851], Papua New Guinea K000505977
    Jan 1, 1977 Sands, M.J.S. [2851], Papua New Guinea K000505978
    Dec 22, 1976 Sands, M.J.S. [2523], Papua New Guinea K000505980
    Apr 14, 1976 Sands, M.J.S. [6176], Indonesia K000505951
    Nov 1, 1975 Sands, M.J.S. [2523], Papua New Guinea K000505973
    Nov 1, 1975 Sands, M.J.S. [2523], Papua New Guinea K000505974
    Jul 1, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M236], Philippines K000505929
    Dec 12, 1958 Haan, G.A. de [1792], Indonesia K000505924
    Oct 1, 1940 Schiffner, V.F. [P36], Indonesia K000505892
    Jan 1, 1936 Lütjeharms, W.J. [4746B], Indonesia K000505885
    Jan 1, 1932 Boschproefstation [Forestry Research Station] [1174], Indonesia K000505893
    Oct 1, 1931 Elbert, J. [4523], Indonesia K000505886
    Jan 1, 1930 Docters van Leeuwen, W.M. [9447], Indonesia K000505956
    Jan 1, 1909 Branderhorst, B. [51], Indonesia K000505958
    Jan 1, 1908 Versteeg, G.M. [1206], Indonesia K000505950
    Carr, C.E. [11040], Papua New Guinea K000505969
    Purseglove, J.W. [5157], Malaysia K000505915
    Clemens, J. [27666], Malaysia K000505919
    Womersley, J.S. [3858], Papua New Guinea K000505959
    Cheesman, L.E. [92], Papua New Guinea K000505971
    Bogner, J. [1376], Malaysia K000505913
    Ridley, H.N. [14245], Malaysia K000505873
    Schodde, R. [2532], Papua New Guinea K000505963
    Hoogland, R.D. [4648], Papua New Guinea K000505976
    Sinclair, J. [SF40883], Malaysia K000505861
    Anderson, J.A.R. [27], Malaysia K000506503
    Streimann, H. [NGF27833], Papua New Guinea K000505953
    Johns, R.J. [8325], Indonesia K000505952
    Johns, R.J. [2176], Papua New Guinea K000505961
    Johns, R.J. [2176], Papua New Guinea K000505962
    Cruttwell, N.E.G. [0], Papua New Guinea K000505970
    Piggott, A.G. [2902], Malaysia K000505869
    Dransfield, J. [7486], Brunei K000505914
    Kores, P. [571], Papua New Guinea K000505957
    Beaman, J.H. [11231], Malaysia K000505895
    Leopold [SAN83493], Malaysia K000505918
    Loher, A. [921], Philippines K000505932
    Cuming, H. [293], Philippines K000505931
    Maingay, A.C. [3045], Malaysia K000505874
    Dr. King's Collector [3036], Malaysia K000505872
    Dr. King's Collector [3036], Malaysia K000505871
    Elmer, A.D.E. [13547], Philippines K000505940
    Whitford, H.N. [531], Philippines K000505934
    Burke, D. [s.n.], New Guinea K000505948
    Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505864
    Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505875
    Merrill, E.D. [776], Philippines K000505936
    Croft, J.R. [1552], Papua New Guinea K000505955
    Croft, J.R. [497], Papua New Guinea K000505968
    Croft, J.R. [1226], Papua New Guinea K000505979
    Croft, J.R. [2051], Papua New Guinea K000505981
    Croft, J.R. [2051], Papua New Guinea K000505982
    Takeuchi, W. [17581], Papua New Guinea K000939540
    Takeuchi, W. [17581], Papua New Guinea K000608229
    Amin [SAN60031], Malaysia K000505908
    Vidal, S. [M495], Philippines K000505928
    Vidal, S. [1909], Philippines K000505933
    Backer, C.A. [18600], Indonesia K000505890
    Pullen, R. [8165], Papua New Guinea K000505964
    Gideon, O.G. [LAE76190], Papua New Guinea K000505966
    Buwalda, P. [4286], Indonesia K000505927
    Bernstein, J.H. [403], Brunei K000505898
    Rau, K. [621], Papua New Guinea K000505954
    Copeland, E.B. [43], Philippines K000505937
    Copeland, E.B. [461], Philippines K000505939
    Copeland, E.B. [s.n.], Philippines K000505942
    Patrick [A1853], Malaysia K000505903
    Ledermann, C.L. [7863], Papua New Guinea K000505947
    Weber, C.M. [1187], Philippines K000505938
    Weber, C.M. [1187], Philippines K000505945
    Kuswata [11A], Indonesia K000505922
    Lobb, T. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505946
    Lobb, T. [s.n.], Indonesia K000505888
    Lobb, T. [205], Indonesia K000505894
    Poore, M.E.D. [283], Malaysia K000505870
    Lantoh, S. [SAN87839], Malaysia K000505904
    Sulit, M.D. [16695], Philippines K000505944
    Wallich, N. [s.n.], India K000506294
    Gardette, E. [480], Indonesia K000451257
    Fitzgerald, W.V. [26], Papua New Guinea K000505975
    Evans, J.H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505877
    Wallis, G. [s.n.], Philippines K000505930
    Haniff, M. [10131], Malaysia K000505868
    Frodin, D.G. [UPNG2104], Papua New Guinea K000505967
    Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Indonesia K000505887
    Kato, M. [C7778], Indonesia K000505925
    Kato, M. [C8042], Indonesia K000505926
    Kato, M. [B4183], Indonesia K000505909
    Kato, M. [C6289], Indonesia K000505923
    Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Indonesia K000505884
    Yapp, R.H. [103], Malaysia K000505860
    Hose, G.F. [175], Malaysia K000505916
    Vore, de [99], Philippines K000505941
    Spare, G.H. [36048], Malaysia K000505865
    Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000505891
    Winkler, Hubert [3363], Indonesia K000505920
    Simaga, J.M. [686], Papua New Guinea K000505965
    Simaga, J.M. [1804], Papua New Guinea K000505960
    Simaga, J.M. [09226], Papua New Guinea K000607989
    Simaga, J.M. [09356], Papua New Guinea K000939539
    Jaman, R. [PL78], Malaysia K000505863
    Otanes, F. [17881], Philippines K000505935
    Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [5775], Indonesia K000505889
    Steere, J.B. [s.n.], Philippines K000505943
    Sidek, M. bin [283], Malaysia K000505867
    Molesworth-Allen, B.E.G. [4679], Malaysia K000505866
    d'Albertis, R.M. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000505949
    Sumbing, J. [SAN127679], Malaysia K000505905
    Griffiths, T. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505862
    Evans, J.H.N. .H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505876
    Evans, J.H.N. .H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000505878
    Puasa, M. [1707], Malaysia K000505901
    Kodoh, T. [SAN87507], Malaysia K000505902
    Azmi, R. [34], Malaysia K000505917
    Pratwiroatmodjo, S. [1171], Indonesia K000505921
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 54], India Helminthostachys dulcis K001109116
    Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 54], Myanmar Helminthostachys dulcis K001109117
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 54], India Helminthostachys dulcis K001109118

    First published in Gen. Fil. t. 47B (1842)

    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.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.

    Literature

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

    Sources

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    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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