1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Genus: Grammitis Sw.
      1. Grammitis flabelliformis (Poir.) C.V.Morton

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas) to Tropical America, Tropical & S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    On bare lava; 4, 000 to 9, 500 ft. alt.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil Southeast, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Gulf of Guinea Is., Haiti, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Peru, Rwanda, Réunion, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Extinct in:

    Mauritius

    Grammitis flabelliformis (Poir.) C.V.Morton appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 28, 1999 Rosenstock, E. [27] Melpomene flabelliformis K000435896
    Jan 1, 1998 Cheek, M. [5340], Cameroon Xiphopteris flabelliformis K000381466

    First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 38: 57 (1967)

    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 Melpomene flabelliformis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

    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/
    © 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