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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sulawesi to Pacific.

Native to:

Caroline Is., Cook Is., Fiji, Maluku, Marquesas, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Samoa, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu

Thelypteris forsteri C.V.Morton appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 2005 Vriese, W.H. de [256], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos invisus K000397577
Jan 4, 2000 Takeuchi, W. [14001], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443056
Jan 4, 2000 Takeuchi, W. [14001], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443057
Jan 1, 1968 Floyd, A. [3468], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443066
Jan 1, 1968 Dissing, H. [2662], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443067
Jan 1, 1968 Dissing, H. [2662], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443068
Brass, L.J. [27611], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443065
Jermy, A.C. [8190], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422464
Jermy, A.C. [8016A], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422461
Jermy, A.C. [01962], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422463
Jermy, A.C. [8016], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422462
Millar, A.N. [15874], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422459
Millar, A.N. [15874], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422460
Hoogland, R.D. [4177], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443060
Parris, B.S. [5950], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443044
Parris, B.S. [5948], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443047
Parris, B.S. [4334], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443048
Parris, B.S. [8405], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443051
Parris, B.S. [5950], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443045
Parris, B.S. [5950], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443046
Parris, B.S. [4334], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443049
Parris, B.S. [4334], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443050
Parris, B.S. [8405], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443052
Parris, B.S. [8405], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443053
Parris, B.S. [8405], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443054
Parris, B.S. [8405], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443055
Schlechter, F.R.R. [14188], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422467
Croft, J.R. [1678], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422454
Croft, J.R. [1689], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422456
Croft, J.R. [674], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422466
Croft, J.R. [LAE61122], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443058
Croft, J.R. [845], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443061
Croft, J.R. [1678], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422455
Croft, J.R. [1689], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422457
Croft, J.R. [1689], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422458
Croft, J.R. [LAE61122], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443059
Foreman, D. [NGF45939], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000422465
Buwalda, P. [4400], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos invisus K000397576
Vriese, W.H. de [256], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos invisus K000397578
Fitzgerald, W. [26], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443063
Turner, Rev. Dr. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443062
Thomson, C.W. [s.n.], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos invisus K000443064
Borssum Waalkes, J. van [3345], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos invisus K000397579

First published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 38: 60 (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 Sphaerostephanos invisus.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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