1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Polypodium L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Free State, French Guiana, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kerguelen, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Puerto Rico, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    New Zealand North, New Zealand South

    Polypodium L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000655015
    Jan 1, 1993 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000655016
    Jan 1, 1993 Chai, P. [S.34010], Sarawak K000655011
    Jan 1, 1958 Eyma, P.J. [1929], Indonesia K000655001
    Harley, R.M. [27764], Brazil K000956446
    Harley, R.M. [27770], Brazil K000956447
    Stannard, B.L. [6880], Brazil K000956432
    Wilson, J. [32W], Brazil K000956450
    Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956436
    Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956437
    Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956438
    Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956439
    Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956440
    Edwards, P.J. [2391], Brazil K000956448
    Lewis, G.P. [CFCR7507], Brazil K000956441
    Lewis, G.P. [7507], Brazil K000956442
    Taylor, N.P. [1592], Brazil K000956460
    Krapovickas, A. [40939], Brazil K000956464
    Chai, P. [S.34010], Sarawak K000655012
    Spruce, R. [5234], Ecuador K000006912
    Mauritius 65037.000
    Melo, E. [1293], Brazil K000956443
    Arbo, M.M. [4952], Brazil K000956461
    Eiten, G. [7681], Brazil K000956421
    Eiten, G. [7460], Brazil K000956422
    Preston, T.A. [274], Brazil K000956455
    Pereira, A. [PCD0254], Brazil K000956444
    Pereira, A. [254], Brazil K000956445
    Pereira, B.A.S. [1417], Brazil K000956433
    Pereira, B.A.S. [1417], Brazil K000956434
    Croxall, J.P. [206], Brazil K000956456
    Miers, J. [12], Brazil K000956451
    Moore, T. [s.n.] K000956457
    Hennipman, E. [5586], Sulawesi K000655002
    Hennipman, E. [5586], Sulawesi K000655003
    Hennipman, E. [6043], Sulawesi K000655004
    Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655005
    Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655006
    Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655007
    Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655008
    Hennipman, E. [5204], Sulawesi K000655009
    Hennipman, E. [5204], Sulawesi K000655010
    Awmack, C.S. [227], Indonesia K000655014
    Camerik, A.M. [B004], Brazil K000956449
    Traill, J.W.H. [1293], Brazil K000956452
    Traill, J.W.H. [1293], Brazil K000956453
    V.S. [303] K000655013
    Glaziou, A. [4422], Brazil K000956462
    Glaziou, A. [976], Brazil K000956465
    Glaziou, A. [5650], Brazil K000956467
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [4272], Brazil K000956454
    Barclay [s.n.] K000956459
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000956458
    s.coll. [s.n.] K000956466
    Mattheos [716] K000956435
    Kaprovickas, A. [40939], Brazil K000956463
    Laman, T.G. [TL378], Indonesia Ctenopteris K000934968
    Hildebrandt, J.M. [1788], Comoros Ctenopteris K000435903 holotype
    Langley Kitching [s.n.], Madagascar Ctenopteris K000435901 Unknown type material
    Crutwell, N.E.G [906], Papua New Guinea Ctenopteris K000934966

    First published in Sp. Pl. 2: 1082 (1753)

    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.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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