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  1. Family: Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
    1. Genus: Acrostichum L.
      1. Acrostichum aureum L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.

    [FWTA]

    Adiantaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

    Ecology
    Clumps in drier parts of mangrove swamps and on riverside and mudflats near the coast, rarely inland.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Colombia

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Territory, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Acrostichum aureum L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Synge, P.M. [627], Malaysia K000427612
    Synge, P.M. [627], Malaysia K000427613
    Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421790
    Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421791
    Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421792
    Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421793
    Forman, L.L. [586], Indonesia K000427600
    Corner, E.J.H. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000421778
    Sayers, C.D. [NGF18074], Papua New Guinea K000421777
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421770
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421771
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421772
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421773
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421774
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000475410
    Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000475411
    Reynoso, E.J. [PPI7603], Philippines K000427638
    Dransfield, J. [SMHI1218], Philippines K000427639
    Williams, R.S. [296], Philippines K000427649
    Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427643
    Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427646
    Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427647
    Ramos, M. [31499], Philippines K000427640
    Elmer, A.D.E. [10294], Philippines K000427644
    Elmer, A.D.E. [18161], Philippines K000427648
    Merrill, E.D. [57], Philippines K000427645
    Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421782
    Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421783
    Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421784
    Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421786
    Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421787
    Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421788
    Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421789
    Ambriansyah [2383], Indonesia K000427608
    Ambriansyah [2383], Indonesia K000427609
    Anonymous [s.n.], Indonesia K000427598
    Anonymous [142], Indonesia K000427599
    Anonymous [s.n.] K000427565
    Versteeg, G.M. [1914], Indonesia K000421775
    Versteeg, G.M. [1565], Indonesia K000421776
    Floyd, A. [5661], Papua New Guinea K000421780
    Boden-Kloss, C. [14627], Indonesia K000427588
    Said, I.M. [BRUN15908], Brunei K000427614
    Said, I.M. [BRUN15908], Brunei K000427615
    Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427592
    Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427593
    Lütjeharms, W.J. [5248], Indonesia K000427594
    Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427591
    Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490713
    Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490714
    Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490715
    Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490716
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109058
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109059
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109060
    Fitzgerald, W.V. [48], Papua New Guinea K000421781
    Anonymous. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427601
    Anonymous. [2425], Indonesia K000427602
    Anonymous. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427604
    Iwatsuki, k. [S289], Indonesia K000427595
    Murata, G. [B89], Indonesia K000427610
    Murata, G. [B89], Indonesia K000427611
    Piggot, A.G. [2162], Malaysia K000427574
    Piggot, A.G. [2162], Malaysia K000427575
    Lörzing, J.A. [11931], Indonesia K000427590
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427566
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427567
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427568
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427569
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427570
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427571
    Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427572
    Yapp, R.H. [352], Malaysia K000427573
    Hallier, J.G. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427603
    Kondo, Y. [38626], Philippines K000427642
    Palis, K. [20], Papua New Guinea K000421779
    Pulsford, M. [2202], Papua New Guinea K000421785
    Pulsford, M. [2202], Papua New Guinea K000421794
    Jaman, R. [PL112], Malaysia K000427576
    Jaman, R. [PL112], Malaysia K000427577
    McDonald, J.A. [3356], Indonesia K000427597
    McDonald, J.A. [3356], Indonesia K000427596
    Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492253
    Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492254
    Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492255
    Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492256
    Marche, M. [s.n.], Philippines K000427641
    Alderwerelt van Rosenburgh, C.R.W.K. van [38], Indonesia K000427589
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109061
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 31], India K001109062
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109063
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 31], India K001109064
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109065
    Jan 1, 1928 Harris, W. [7158], Jamaica Polystichum dissimulans K000590419 paratype
    Ridley, H.N. [14243], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516831
    Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516891
    Loher, A. [848], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516895
    Cuming, H. [285], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516888
    Ramos, M. [4660], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516894
    Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516890
    Merrill, E.D. [3259], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516892
    Copeland, E.B. [45], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516893
    Zollinger, H. [2875], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516889
    Vidal y Soler, S. [1894], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516896
    Jaman, R. [PL 46], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516887
    Dr. King's Collector. [4174], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516832
    Leiberg, B. [6113], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516897

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1069 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.
    • 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.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
    • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Tard. Mém. I.F.A.N. 28 : 86 (1953).
    • Ogata Ic. Fil. Jap. 7, t. 301 (1936)
    • Sim F.S.A. 292, t.153 (1915)
    • Hook. Syn. Fil. 423 (1868)
    • Sp. Pl. 2 : 1069 (1753)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
    • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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