1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Asplenium L.
      1. Asplenium eylesii Sim

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia, S. Tropical Africa, Madagascar, NW. India.

    [FTEA]

    Aspleniaceae, Henk Beentje. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

    Type
    Type: Ethiopia, Simien, Amba Sea, 2000 m, Schimper s.n. (B!, holo.; K!, iso.)
    Leaves
    Frond thin in texture, light green in colour.
    Ecology
    Banks of rivers and seasonal streams; 500–1400 m
    Conservation
    Widespread; least concern (LC); uncommon in our area with five specimens seen from Tanzania.
    Note
    The other subspecies, subsp. pumilum, occurs in the Americas. It has a thicker leaf texture and the lamina is dark green; the pinna margin is slightly less cut. Plants from the Americas are generally larger (see Pic. Serm. in Webbia 37 (1) (1983)).
    Distribution
    Range: W to NE tropical Africa and south to Zimbabwe, NW India Flora districts: T4 T6 T7 T8

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Zimbabwe

    Asplenium eylesii Sim appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ferns S. Afr., ed. 2: 147 (1915)

    Accepted by

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

    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 Asplenium hymenophylloides.]

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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