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This species is accepted, and its native range is KwaZulu-Natal (Durban bay).

Extinct in:

KwaZulu-Natal

Thelypteris altissima (Holttum) Vorster appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1974 Buchanan [1036], South Africa Christella altissima K000435794 Unknown type material
Buchanan [1036], South Africa Christella altissima K000435792
Buchanan [1036], South Africa Christella altissima K000435793

First published in Bothalia 12: 260 (1977)

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 Christella altissima.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Christenhusz, M. (2020). Personal Communication on extinct ferns, 1 Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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