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This species is accepted, and its native range is Comoros, S. Thailand to Malesia.

Native to:

Borneo, Comoros, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand

Thelypteris megaphylla (Mett.) K.Iwats. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2005 Iwatsuki, k. [B961], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000397706
Aug 22, 1993 Aumeeruddy, Y. [470], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000472361
Jan 1, 1982 Piggott, A.G. [2922], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117291
Jan 1, 1982 Piggott, A.G. [2922], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117292
Jan 1, 1982 Piggott, A.G. [2922], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117293
Jan 1, 1982 Piggott, A.G. [2974], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117299
Jan 1, 1982 Piggott, A.G. [2974], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117300
Jan 1, 1978 Ridley, H.N. [8632], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117301
Jan 1, 1978 Holttum, R.E. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117267
Jan 1, 1978 Holttum, R.E. [20804], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117283
Jan 1, 1978 Holttum, R.E. [20804], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117284
Jan 1, 1978 Holttum, R.E. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117286
Jan 1, 1978 Sinclair, J. [39266], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117262
Jan 1, 1978 Sinclair, J. [38604], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117282
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [2921], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117289
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [2921], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117290
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [1931], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117302
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [1931], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117303
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [1931], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117304
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [1931], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117305
Jan 1, 1978 Piggott, A.G. [1931], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117306
Jan 1, 1978 Dr. King's Collector [1945], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117263
Jan 1, 1978 Dr. King's Collector [1945], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117264
Jan 1, 1978 Dr. King's Collector [1831], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117265
Jan 1, 1978 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117272
Jan 1, 1978 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117280
Jan 1, 1978 Scortechini, B. [183], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117271
Jan 1, 1978 Scortechini, B. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117277
Jan 1, 1978 Wallich, N. [353], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117259
Jan 1, 1978 Hance, H.F. [136], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117261
Jan 1, 1978 Day, J. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117274
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [5042], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117311
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [5042], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117312
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [5042], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117313
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [169], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117314
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [169], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117315
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [169], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117316
Jan 1, 1978 Hose, E.S. [169], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117317
Jan 1, 1978 Lorrain, W.B. [144], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117260
Jan 1, 1978 Norris, W. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117256
Jan 1, 1978 Addison, G.H. [37172], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117275
Jan 1, 1978 Addison, G.H. [37172], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117276
Jan 1, 1978 Robinson, W.W. [179], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117273
Jan 1, 1978 Robinson, W.W. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117281
Jan 1, 1978 Anonymous [Ridley, H.N.] [13980], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117285
Jan 1, 1968 Holttum, R.E. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117268
Jan 1, 1968 Day, J [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117278
Jan 1, 1968 Day, J [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117279
Holttum, R.E. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117266
Parris, B.S. [10516], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117294
Parris, B.S. [10494], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117295
Parris, B.S. [10494], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117296
Parris, B.S. [10494], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117297
Parris, B.S. [10494], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117298
Wallich, N. [353], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117258
Gurung, V.L. [88], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117269
Gurung, V.L. [88], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117270
Norris, W. [s.n.], Malaysia Sphaerostephanos penniger K000117257
Jan 1, 2013 Piggott, A.G. [2921], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117287
Jan 1, 2013 Piggott, A.G. [2921], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117288
Jan 1, 2013 Hose, E.S. [183], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117307
Jan 1, 2013 Hose, E.S. [183], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117308
Jan 1, 2013 Hose, E.S. [183], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117309
Jan 1, 2013 Hose, E.S. [183], Malaysia Cyclosorus megaphyllus K000117310

First published in Mem. Coll. Sci. Kyoto Imp. Univ., Ser. B, Biol. 31: 34 (1964)

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 Sphaerostephanos penniger.]

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