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This species is accepted, and its native range is China (Yunnan) to Temp. E. Asia and New Guinea.

Native to:

Borneo, China South-Central, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Philippines, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan

Thelypteris gracilescens (Blume) Ching appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Blume, C.L. von [s.n.], Jawa Metathelypteris gracilescens K000951416 Unknown type material

First published in Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol., Bot. 6: 327 (1936)

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 Metathelypteris gracilescens.]

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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