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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Mexico to Nicaragua, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica.

Native to:

Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

Thelypteris obliterata (Sw.) Proctor appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jamaica Goniopteris nigrescentia K000633623
Jamaica Goniopteris nigrescentia K000633624

First published in Bull. Inst. Jamaica, Sci. Ser. 5: 62 (1953)

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 Goniopteris obliterata.]

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/
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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/
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