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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to Mozambique, W. Indian Ocean, Hainan to Tropical Asia and Pacific.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

[FTEA]

Thelypteridaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

Type
Type: Guam, Chamisso s.n. (LE, holo.)
Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome erect or short-creeping, branched, with dark brown attenuate minutely ciliate scales ± 9 mm long
Morphology Leaves
Fronds tufted, 0.9–0.5 m tall
Morphology Leaves Stipes
Stipe 40–70 cm long, minutely pubescent and with scales at base
Morphology Leaves Leaf lamina
Lamina broadly oblong-ovate, 0.8–1 m long, 60 cm wide, bipinnatifid, the basal pinnae not or rarely reduced; largest pinnae narrowly oblong, 25–35(–40) cm long, 2.5–2.9(–3.5) cm wide, acuminate, hairy above on costa, with short hairs and yellow glands beneath (particularly along veins), deeply lobed; lobes narrowly oblong, oblique, slightly falcate, 1.2 cm long, 4–5 mm wide; veins 8–10 pairs, the basal pair passing to sides of sinus-membrane or connivent or uniting below it forming a short excurrent vein
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sori
Sori coalescing to form lines parallel to lobe margins; indusia with small yellow glands on edges and often hairy (in extra-African material)
Figures
Fig 11, p 36
Ecology
Evergreen forest on slopes, streamside in deep shade, Pandanus swamp with numerous calcareous outcrops; near sea level–950m
Distribution
Flora districts: K7 T3 T6 T7 P Range: Mozambique;Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles, tropical Asia and Malesia to N Queensland, eastwards to the Society Is. and Marquesas

Native to:

Andaman Is., Borneo, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Christmas I., Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Philippines, Queensland, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tubuai Is.

Introduced into:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Florida, Guyana, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Thelypteris opulenta (Kaulf.) Fosberg appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 348], Malaysia Aspidium multijugum K001109817
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 348], Malaysia Aspidium multijugum K001109818
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472993
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472994
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472995
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472996
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472997
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472998
Apr 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [6704], Irian Jaya Amphineuron opulentum K000472999
Feb 1, 2006 Griffith, W. [4], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000549140
Aug 26, 2004 Wakefield [s.n.], Kenya Amphineuron opulentum K000435784
Aug 26, 2004 Wakefield [s.n.], Kenya Amphineuron opulentum K000435785
Aug 26, 2004 Wakefield [s.n.], Kenya Amphineuron opulentum K000435786
Jan 1, 1999 Wace, N.M. [C3], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000549141
Jan 1, 1999 Wace, N.M. [C3], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000549142
Jan 1, 1999 Mitchell, B.A. [203], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000539607
Jan 1, 1999 Mitchell, B.A. [203], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000539608
Jan 1, 1987 Du Puy, D.J. [CI21], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000539609
Jan 1, 1987 Du Puy, D.J. [CI21], Christmas I. Amphineuron opulentum K000539610
Jan 1, 1976 Ridley, H.N. [10980], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548004
Jan 1, 1976 Ridley, H.N. [4397], Singapore Amphineuron opulentum K000548010
Jan 1, 1976 Ridley, H.N. [15706], Thailand Amphineuron opulentum K000548262
Jan 1, 1976 Ridley, H.N. [7156], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548273
Jan 1, 1976 Ridley, H.N. [7137], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548283
Jan 1, 1976 Sinclair, J. [9869], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548282
Jan 1, 1976 Piggott, A.G. [1451], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000547997
Jan 1, 1976 Curtis, C. [3367], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548267
Jan 1, 1976 Curtis, C. [3366], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548279
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [108], Singapore Amphineuron opulentum K000548011
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [108], Singapore Amphineuron opulentum K000548012
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [108], Singapore Amphineuron opulentum K000548013
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548265
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548266
Jan 1, 1976 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548284
Jan 1, 1976 Hervey, D.F.A. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548006
Jan 1, 1976 Bloembergen, S. [3799], Indonesia Amphineuron opulentum K000539611
Jan 1, 1976 Lady Dalhousie [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548270
Jan 1, 1976 Lady Dalhousie [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548271
Jan 1, 1976 Nur, M. [3045], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548281
Jan 1, 1976 Wallich, N. [355], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548268
Jan 1, 1976 Wallich, N. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548274
Jan 1, 1976 Wallich, N. [348], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548276
Jan 1, 1976 Wallich, N. [348], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548278
Jan 1, 1976 Wallich, N. [241], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548280
Jan 1, 1976 Vidal y Soler, S. [4029], Philippines Amphineuron opulentum K000549719
Jan 1, 1976 Vidal y Soler, S. [4029], Philippines Amphineuron opulentum K000549720
Jan 1, 1976 Hose, E.S. [172], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548000
Jan 1, 1976 Hose, E.S. [172], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548001
Jan 1, 1976 Hose, E.S. [172], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548002
Jan 1, 1976 Pinwill, W.S.C. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548275
Jan 1, 1976 Norris, W. [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548269
Jan 1, 1976 anonymous [158], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548005
Jan 1, 1976 anonymous [s.n], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548272
Jan 1, 1976 anonymous [348], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548277
Jan 1, 1976 Cunningham, A. [338], Indonesia Amphineuron opulentum K000539615
Jan 1, 1976 Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Indonesia Amphineuron opulentum K000549139
Jan 1, 1976 Gaudichot-Beaupré, C. [s.n.], Indonesia Amphineuron opulentum K000539612
Jan 1, 1976 Seemann, D.C. [s.n.], Singapore Amphineuron opulentum K000549143
Jan 1, 1976 Seemann, D.C. [s.n.] Amphineuron opulentum K000549144
Jul 1, 1974 Wakefield [s.n.], Kenya Amphineuron opulentum K000435787 lectotype
Harrison, S.G. [29], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548003
Holttum, R.E. [6423], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548286
Price, M.G. [2259], Philippines Amphineuron opulentum K000549716
Price, M.G. [2259], Philippines Amphineuron opulentum K000549717
Price, M.G. [2259], Philippines Amphineuron opulentum K000549718
Piggott, A.G. [2144], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548285
Parris, B.S. [4440], Papua New Guinea Amphineuron opulentum K000549935
Parris, B.S. [4440], Papua New Guinea Amphineuron opulentum K000549936
Parris, B.S. [4440], Papua New Guinea Amphineuron opulentum K000549937
Griffith, W. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000539613 Unknown type material
Viane, R. [2325], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000547998
Viane, R. [2325], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000547999
Parish, C.S.P. [s.n.], Myanmar Amphineuron opulentum K000951660 holotype
Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Jawa Amphineuron opulentum K000539614 Unknown type material
Bidin, A. [PL27], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548260
Bidin, A. [PL27], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548261
anonymous [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548263
anonymous [s.n.], Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548264
Cuming, H. [391], Peninsular Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548007 isotype
Cuming, H. [391], Peninsular Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548008
Cuming, H. [391], Peninsular Malaysia Amphineuron opulentum K000548009 isotype
Seemann, D.C. [s.n.] Amphineuron opulentum K000549331 holotype
s.coll. [s.n.], Meghalaya Amphineuron opulentum K000951659
Jul 19, 2017 Jaman, R. [PL17], Malaysia Cyclosorus opulentus K000506155

First published in Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 8: 3 (1972)

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