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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Indian Ocean.

Native to:

Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues, Réunion

Thelypteris mauritiana (C.Chr.) C.F.Reed appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1976 Mauritius Sphaerostephanos elatus K000435840 Unknown type material
Mauritius Sphaerostephanos elatus K000435838
Mauritius Sphaerostephanos elatus K000435839
Bojer [s.n.], Mauritius Sphaerostephanos elatus K000435837

First published in Phytologia 17: 291 (1968)

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 elatus subspec. elatus.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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