1. Family: Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
    1. Pteris L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Asia-Tropical, Africa, Pacific, Southern America, Northern America, Australasia and Asia-Temperate..

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chagos Archipelago, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kazan-retto, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Arkansas, Bermuda, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Netherlands, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia

    Pteris L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 6, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [106], Philippines K000474349
    Feb 1, 1958 Buwalda, P. [4712], Indonesia K000448941
    Sands, M.J.S. [3951], Malaysia K000448963
    Sands, M.J.S. [3705], Malaysia K000448964
    Sands, M.J.S. [3705], Malaysia K000448965
    Clemens, J. [20460], Malaysia K000448954
    Clemens, J. [20460], Malaysia K000448955
    Shim, P.S. [SAN75416], Malaysia K000448952
    Shim, P.S. [SAN75416], Malaysia K000448953
    Parris, B.S. [6628], Malaysia K000448944
    Parris, B.S. [6628], Malaysia K000448945
    Parris, B.S. [6628], Malaysia K000448946
    Parris, B.S. [6927], Malaysia K000448947
    Parris, B.S. [6927], Malaysia K000448948
    Parris, B.S. [7049], Malaysia K000448949
    Parris, B.S. [9097], Malaysia K000448950
    Parris, B.S. [9097], Malaysia K000448951
    Spruce, R. [5322bis], Ecuador K000200109
    Spruce, R. [4061x], Peru K000200110
    Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000451651
    Anonymous [s.n.], Philippines K000474348
    Barker, W.R. [LAE67258], Papua New Guinea K000492924
    Gay, H.J. [1110], Papua New Guinea K000492928
    Gay, H.J. [1110], Papua New Guinea K000492929
    Gay, H.J. [978], Papua New Guinea K000492930
    Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [18165], Indonesia K000448942
    Ellen, R.F. [68], Indonesia K000448957
    Kato, M. [C5097], Indonesia K000448958
    Kato, M. [C5097], Indonesia K000448959
    Kato, M. [C4418], Indonesia K000448960
    Kato, M. [C4418], Indonesia K000448961
    Kato, M. [C5097], Indonesia K000448962
    Hose, E.S. [4843], Malaysia K000451650
    Ernst, A. [438], Indonesia K000448943
    Cheeseman, L.E. [354], Papua New Guinea K000492925
    Cheeseman, L.E. [354], Papua New Guinea K000492926
    Cheeseman, L.E. [354], Papua New Guinea K000492927

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1073 (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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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