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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

Native to:

Belize, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua

Introduced into:

Fiji, Florida, India, Marquesas, Sri Lanka

Adiantum trapeziforme L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jul 1, 2011 Florence, J. [9299], French Polynesia K000853578
Jul 1, 2011 Schäfer, P.A. [5622], French Polynesia K000853577
Jul 1, 2011 Schäfer, P.A. [5622], French Polynesia K000853576
Croft, J.R. [852], Papua New Guinea K000507776
Schomburgk [s.n.] K000633123
Whistler, A. [6919], Samoa K000853575
Fox [233], Brazil Adiantum pentadactylon K000633065 Unknown type material

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1097 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.
  • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0