1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Thelypteris Schmidel
      1. Thelypteris opulenta (Kaulf.) Fosberg

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Type
    Type: Guam, Chamisso s.n. (LE, holo.)
    Rhizomes
    Rhizome erect or short-creeping, branched, with dark brown attenuate minutely ciliate scales ± 9 mm long
    Leaves
    Fronds tufted, 0.9–0.5 m tall
    Stipes
    Stipe 40–70 cm long, minutely pubescent and with scales at base
    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
    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

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    Distribution

    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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