1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Genus: Nephrolepis Schott
      1. Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Arizona, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Florida, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kermadec Is., Leeward Is., Louisiana, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Texas, Turks-Caicos Is.

    Introduced into:

    Algeria, Azores, Bangladesh, Canary Is., Mexico Gulf, Morocco, Queensland, St.Helena, Tanzania, Western Australia

    Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mitchell [Cat. no. 1031], India Aspidium exaltatum K001110651
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110643
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110644
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110645
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1031], India Aspidium exaltatum K001110646
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1031], India Aspidium exaltatum K001110647
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110648
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110649
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 1031] Aspidium exaltatum K001110650

    First published in Gen. Fil. t. 3 (1834)

    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.
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    Sources

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0