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  1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm.

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



    Native to:

    Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Azores, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marion-Prince Edward, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Accepted Species


    Other Data

    Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 2018 Tanzania K000824555
    May 1, 2018 Tanzania K000824556
    May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [422], Tanzania K000824551
    May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [453], Kenya K000824553
    May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [420], Tanzania K000824554
    Jan 1, 2008 Tmberlake, J. [5008], Mozambique K000812126
    Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5680], Ecuador K000200443
    Oct 9, 1987 M/A [15], Indonesia K000706349
    Apr 4, 1915 s.coll. [10], Angola K000896816
    Leach, L.C. [13893], Angola K000896817
    Kairo, A. [718], Papua New Guinea K000706361
    Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000475484
    Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000475485
    Johns, R.J. [6615], Brunei K000475486
    Johns, R.J. [6615], Brunei K000475487
    Johns, R.J. [7342], Brunei K000490879
    Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000699325
    Coode, M.J.E. [7512], Brunei K000699326
    Stevens, P.F. [58095], Papua New Guinea K000706352
    Lovett, J. [1818], Tanzania K000824557
    Parris, B.S. [7239], Malaysia K000689225
    Parris, B.S. [4295], Papua New Guinea K000706350
    Parris, B.S. [4296], Papua New Guinea K000706351
    Smith, E. [2846], Indonesia K000689226
    Wong, K.M. [771], Brunei K000475482
    Wong, K.M. [1840], Brunei K000475483
    Katik, P. [63296], Papua New Guinea K000706363
    Barker, W.R. [67286], Papua New Guinea K000706362
    Gay, H.J. [892], Papua New Guinea K000706359
    Akakavara, O. [73211], Papua New Guinea K000475481
    Bernardi, L. [10812], Venezuela K000501578
    Pawek, J. [12793], Malawi K000896818
    Ratcliffe, J.B. [229], Indonesia K000706354
    Ratcliffe, J.B. [67], Indonesia K000706358
    Clunie, N.M.U. [63289], Papua New Guinea K000706360
    Sinaga, N.I. [1235], Indonesia K000449000
    Bellamy, A. [1407], Papua New Guinea K000706365
    Braithwaite, A.F. [377], Tanzania K000824552
    Kloss, C.B. [s.n.], Indonesia K000706353
    Cuming, H. [135], Philippines K000689361
    Croft, J.R. [543], Papua New Guinea K000706355
    Croft, J.R. [682], Papua New Guinea K000706364
    Reynoso [3538], Philippines K000475488


    First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 148 (1841)

    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.


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