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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.
Osmunda japonica

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arkansas, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, South Carolina, Spain, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Madeira, New Zealand North, Sri Lanka

Osmunda L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1063 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A., Joshi, B., Sribastava, A., Shankar, R. & Shukla, B.K. (2019). Classification of extant Pteridophytes: a new approach Indian Fern Journal 36: 311-341.
  • 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.

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