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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to Bismarck Archipelago (Manus Island).

Native to:

Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea

Thelypteris obtusifolia (Rosenst.) C.F.Reed appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 11, 1977 Sands, M.J.S. [2628], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000444608
Jul 11, 1977 Sands, M.J.S. [2628], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000444609
Jun 2, 1970 Bamler, Mrs. [115], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000538546 Unknown type material
Jun 2, 1970 Bamler, Mrs. [115], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000538547 Unknown type material
Jun 1, 1970 Bamler, Mrs. [115], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000444610 Unknown type material
Kato, M. [12410], Indonesia Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000397650
Keysser, C. [112], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000444611
Keysser, C. [112], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000538548
Keysser, C. [112], Papua New Guinea Sphaerostephanos obtusifolius K000538549

First published in Phytologia 17: 297 (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 obtusifolius.]

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

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