1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Asplenium L.
      1. Asplenium biafranum Alston & F.Ballard ex Ballard Hook.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & W. Central Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    Epiphyte in forest.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

    Asplenium biafranum Alston & F.Ballard ex Ballard Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2001 Mackinder, B. [158], Cameroon K000109018
    Jan 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [3706], Cameroon K000085066
    May 1, 1938 Mann, G. [346], Bioko K000423937 isotype

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 34: t. 3367 (1938)

    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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 185, t. 35, fig. 1, 2 (1953).
    • in Hook. Ic. Plant. t. 3367 (1938)
    • A. serra of Hook. Syn. Fil. 206 (1867), partly, not of Langsd. & Fisch.

    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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