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This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Iran to Myanmar.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome-scales all with a dark central stripe and light membranous margins
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blade when dried out strongly deflexed; fertile leaves slightly taller than the sterile; leaf-blades fan-shaped in outline with a ± truncate base, fertile segments somewhat longer and narrower than the sterile.
Distribution
N1, 2; S1 widespread in tropical Africa; Djibouti, Iran, India and Sri Lanka
Ecology
Altitude range 230–1000 m.

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Crevices in rocks.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Mauritius

Actiniopteris radiata (Sw.) Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 9, 2007 Thulin, M. [3511], Ethiopia K000539586
Feb 8, 1999 Nixon, K. [s.n.], Tanzania K000539737
Feb 8, 1999 Schlieben, H.J. [3197], Tanzania K000539739
Feb 8, 1999 Thorold, C.A. [2729], Kenya K000539654
Feb 8, 1999 Hemming, C.F. [271], Kenya K000539656
Feb 8, 1999 Gatheri, G.W. [79/158], Kenya K000570011
Feb 8, 1999 Geilinger, Dr. [4780], Tanzania K000570036
Feb 8, 1999 Kirrika [s.n.], Kenya K000539652
Feb 8, 1999 Geilinger, Dr. [4236], Tanzania K000570037
Feb 8, 1999 Napper, D.M. [494], Kenya K000570008
Feb 8, 1999 Napper, D.M. [494], Kenya K000570005
Feb 8, 1999 Schlieben, H.J. [6367], Tanzania K000539743
Feb 8, 1999 Robinson, E.A. [1670], Tanzania K000539736
Feb 8, 1999 Glover, P.E. [260], Tanzania K000539738
Feb 8, 1999 Vesey-Fitzgerald, L.D.E.F. [331], Kenya K000570013
Feb 8, 1999 Eggeling, W.J. [E2414], Uganda K000539643
Feb 8, 1999 Eggeling, W.J. [1205], Uganda K000539644
Aug 26, 1998 Kabuye, C.H.S. [654], Kenya K000570022
Sep 2, 1991 Robertson, S.A. [6215], Kenya K000570020
Jan 2, 1991 Ruffo [2507], Tanzania K000570047
Aug 30, 1989 Gilbert, M.G. [36], Ethiopia K000539579
Nov 2, 1987 Robson, N.K.B. [792], Zambia K000539886
Oct 23, 1987 Linder [3622], Kenya K000539648
Mar 16, 1987 Tardelli, M. [11], Somalia K000539578
Jul 1, 1985 Wendelberger [239], Kenya K000570024
Jun 8, 1982 Philcox, D. [8785], Zimbabwe K000539895
May 21, 1982 Chisumpa, S.M. [471], Zambia K000539884
Jan 1, 1982 Friis, I. [1151], Sudan K000539569
Jan 1, 1980 Cardoso [83], Cape Verde K000548560
Jan 1, 1980 Cardoso [39], Cape Verde K000548559
Jan 1, 1980 Chevalier, A. [44923], Cape Verde K000548561
Aug 13, 1975 Hale, A.J. [64], Kenya K000570029
Jan 1, 1973 Gossweiler, J. [1719], Angola K000539905
Jan 1, 1972 Keraudren, M. [1503], Madagascar K000570109
Jan 1, 1968 Wilde, W.J.J.O. de [10559], Ethiopia K000539584
Jan 1, 1966 Sow, G. van [1799C], Botswana K000539901
Jan 1, 1966 Sow, G. van [1799C], Botswana K000539900
Jan 1, 1964 Biholong, M. [102] K000548579
Jan 1, 1964 Bounougou, E. [177bis] K000548578
Jan 1, 1964 Letouzey, R. [6446] K000548577
Aug 1, 1963 Thomson, T. [485], India K000539284
Aug 1, 1963 Buchanan [21], Malawi K000539877
Aug 1, 1963 Waller, P.H. [s.n.], Malawi K000539876
Aug 1, 1963 Kotschy [100], Ethiopia K000539573
Aug 1, 1963 Kotschy [100], Egypt K000539281
Aug 1, 1963 S.I. [s.n.], India K000539321
Jan 1, 1961 Buchanan [15], South Africa K000539968
Jan 1, 1961 Hildebrandt, J.M. [1487], Somalia K000539592
Jan 1, 1961 Collenette, S. [67], Somalia K000539594
Jan 1, 1961 Holst, C. [2546], Tanzania K000570040
Ralimanana [RLI 1426], Madagascar K000663411
Harris, B.J. [3259], Tanzania K000539740
Robertson, S.A. [662], Tanzania K000539741
Kirk, J. [s.n.], Tanzania K000539742
Greenway, P.J. [14070], Tanzania K000539745
Kimani, Z.J. [253A], Kenya K000539645
Oteke, J. [13], Kenya K000539649
Faden, R.B. [71/378], Kenya K000570001
Gillett, J.B. [21697], Kenya K000570007
Faden, R.B. [70/139], Kenya K000570009
Faden, R.B. [71/389], Kenya K000570010
Faden, R.B. [67/645], Kenya K000570012
Verdcourt, B. [2642], Kenya K000570015
Robertson, S.A. [6807], Kenya K000570019
Faden, R.B. [71/40], Kenya K000570021
Mungai, G.M. [173/83], Kenya K000570026
Mungai, G.M. [79], Kenya K000570027
Faden, R.B. [70/973], Kenya K000570028
Mabberley, D.J. [68], Kenya K000570030
Stuart Watt, C. [s.n.], Kenya K000570031
Peter, A. [33602], Tanzania K000570032
Greenway, P.J. [13193], Tanzania K000570033
Greenway, P.J. [11038], Tanzania K000570035
Leistner, O. [198], Namibia K000539954
Schweickerdt, H.G.W.J. [2110], Namibia K000539961
Venter, F. [1112], South Africa K000539966
Gillett, J.B. [2989], South Africa K000539971
Rodin, R.J. [3664], South Africa K000539972
Godding, H.C. [99], Somalia K000539566
Braggins, J.E. [82/15], Sri Lanka K000548547
Braggins, J.E. [82/15], Sri Lanka K000548548
Mahindar, H.S. [285], Tanzania K000570038
Drummond, R.B. [3014B], Tanzania K000570043
Chase, N.C. [8000], Zimbabwe K000539896
Bamps, P. [4039], Angola K000539902
Lugard, E.J. [226], Botswana K000539899
Newton, F. [s.n.], Angola K000539903
Lam, H.J. [5423], Madagascar K000570110
Lorence, D.H. [4], Réunion K000570111
Anonymous [s.n.], Réunion K000570112
Mwachala, G. [1190], Kenya K000570018
Smith, I. [197/6] K000539287
Sauliere, A. [431], India K000539289
Wight, Dr. [s.n.], India K000539291
Thomson, T. [s.n.], India K000539294
Aitchison, J.E.I. [s.n.], India K000539297
Anonymous [24751], India K000539302
Ralph, T.S. [281], India K000539305
Anonymous [s.n.], India K000539310
Bourne, A.G. [5153], India K000539312
Saldanha, C.J. [14113], India K000539314
Prior, A. [s.n.], India K000539315
Gamble, J.S. [20886], India K000548542
Rafir, S.R. [18638], India K000548544
Skinner, Major [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000548551
Brooks, R.R. [278], Zaïre K000548576
Wickens, G.E. [1978], Sudan K000539568
Wickens, G.E. [2615], Sudan K000539571
Brown, A.J. [873], Sudan K000539572
Lynes, H. [633], Sudan K000539574
Friis, I. [2895], Ethiopia K000539581
Ash, J.W. [183], Ethiopia K000539585
Peck, E.F. [265], Somalia K000539593
Parris, B.S. [10203], Zambia K000539880
Wild, H. [7525], Zimbabwe K000539892
Barclay, C. [1317], Réunion K000570113
Musselman, L.J. [6250], Sudan K000539570
Wickens, G.E. [3085], Sudan K000539577
Parris, B.S. [10198], Zambia K000539882
Gough, Viscount G. [3260], India K000539313
Jacquemont, V. [48], India K000539298
Ash, J.W. [2907], Ethiopia K000539588
Bingham, M.G. [11037], Zambia K000539878
Greenway, P.J. [11084], Tanzania K000570034
Anonymous [24867], India K000539303
Bjørnstad, A. [855], Tanzania K000539744
Phipps, J.B. [919], Zimbabwe K000539894
Gibbs Russell, G.E. [2663], Zimbabwe K000539888
Cox, J. [2300], Tanzania K000570048
O'Brien, E.M. [205], Somalia K000539590
Lankester, C.H. [s.n.], Sudan K000539576
Jarrett, F.M. [17024], India K000548546
Gamble, J.S. [17767], India K000539319
Seydel, R. [566], Namibia K000539959
Wickens, G.E. [846], Sudan K000539575
Gilbert, V.C. [1311], Kenya K000570025
Burrows, J.E. [3323], Namibia K000539955
Gibson [s.n.], India K000539290
Isaac, W.E. [1933], Kenya K000570014
Stocks, dr. [66], India K000539309
Ash, J.W. [196], Ethiopia K000539587
Carter, S. [28], Kenya K000539655
Jacobsen, N. [625], Zimbabwe K000539893
Martin, W.H.R. [124], Kenya K000539657
Rodin, R.J. [9162], Namibia K000539973
Edgeworth [s.n.] K000539292
Friis, I. [4850], Ethiopia K000539589
Gillett, J.B. [18140], Kenya K000570003
Carter, S. [53], Kenya K000539659
Chisumpa, S.M. [117], Zambia K000539879
Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. [4773], Namibia K000539956
Seydel, R. [4441], Namibia K000539963
Smith, P.A. [2085], Botswana K000539898
Gilbert, M.G. [3359], Ethiopia K000539583
Mitchell, D.S. [907], Zimbabwe K000539890
Milne-Redhead, E. [7014], Kenya K000570016
Duthie, J.F. [5252b], India K000539307
Wood, J.R.I. [2617], Yemen K000539268
Beddome, R.H. [s.n.], India K000539320
Thomson, T. [1342], India K000539295
Anonymous [586], India K000548545
Burrows, J.E. [3062], Zimbabwe K000539891
Kirk, J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000539875
Kabir (Drummond, J.R.) [15252], India K000539301
Anonymous [496], India K000539322
Forsskal, P. [s.n.], Yemen K000539270
Lace, J.H. [4872], Burma K000548554
Longhitano, N. [1], Ethiopia K000539580
Polhill, E. Mrs. [345/B], Kenya K000570002
Manickam, V.S. [33142], India K000539318
Venter, F. [1112], South Africa K000539967
Beckett, J.J. [1616], Somalia K000539591
Grimshaw, J.M. [93/1121], Tanzania K000539735
Parris, B.S. [10203], Zambia K000539881
Engler, A. [6403], Namibia K000539957
Schweinfurth, G. [290], Yemen K000539267
Borges, A. [204], Angola K000539906
Ruffo [2507], Tanzania K000539809
Gilbert, M.G. [5021-5035], Kenya K000539646
Glover, P.E. [2780], Kenya K000570017
Gilbert, M.G. [2897], Ethiopia K000539582
Karani, P. [151], Tanzania K000570039
Bates, Col. [2], India K000539296
Parris, B.S. [10198], Zambia K000539883
Gillett, J.B. [12565B], Kenya K000539650
Gamble, J.S. [20935], India K000548543
Strey [3651], South Africa K000539974
Dinter [7505], Namibia K000539958
Robinson, W. [85], Sri Lanka K000548549
O'Connor, S. [1], Madagascar K000570107
Leach, L.C. [13278], South Africa K000539964
Haarer, A.E. [1316], Tanzania K000570041
Gamble, J.S. [12174], India K000548541
Wallich, N. [197], India K000539286
Welwitsch, Dr. [163], Angola K000539910
Schmid, Dr. [s.n.], India K000539323
Seydel, R. [1560], Namibia K000539962
Grote [5903], Tanzania K000570046
Strey [3651], South Africa K000539975
Falconer [s.n.], India K000539299
Bourne, A.G. [5140], India K000539311
Golding, J.S. [158], Mozambique K000539874
Friis, I. [1036], Ethiopia K000539567
Lace, J.H. [4872], Burma K000548555
Sledge, W.A. [1035], Sri Lanka K000548553
Menezes, A. [3612], Angola K000539907
Matthew, K.M. [31527], India K000539317
Wellby, M.S. Capt. [s.n.], Kenya K000539653
Anonymous [s.n.], India K000539285
Allen, C. [91], Zambia K000539885
Mathew, B. [6576], Kenya K000539651
Gillett, J.B. [19260], Kenya K000570004
Collenette, S. [5448], Saudi Arabia K000539269
Faden, R.B. [74/933], Kenya K000539647
Smook, L. [9292], Namibia K000539952
Martin, W.H.R. [110], Kenya K000539658
Kässner, B. [621], Kenya K000570023
Barker, Miss [s.n.], Zimbabwe K000539897
Dyer, R.A. [5342], South Africa K000539970
Tölken, H. [946], Namibia K000539953
Anonymous [s.n.], India K000539308
Rakotondrainibe, F. [3257], Madagascar K000570106
Peter, A. [4483b], Tanzania K000570044
Merxmueller, H. [498], South Africa K000539969
Peter, A. [16578], Tanzania K000570042
Smook, L. [2661], South Africa K000539965
Burrows, J.E. [3025], Zimbabwe K000539887
Faden, R.B. [69/493], Kenya K000570006
Kabir (Drummond, J.R.) [15250], India K000539304
Daramola, B. [67344], Nigeria K000548563
Grote [5903], Tanzania K000570045
Wallich, N. [197], India K000539293
Haines, H.H. [5373], India K000539306
Humbert, H. [2718], Madagascar K000570108
Manickam, V.S. [31517], India K000539316
Kabir (Drummond, J.R.) [15251], India K000539300
Mitchell, D.S. [778], Zimbabwe K000539889
Merxmueller, H. [1501], Namibia K000539960
Welwitsch, Dr. [78], Angola K000539904
Gardrin [1342], Sri Lanka K000548550
Faden, R.B. [76/558], Sri Lanka K000548552
Pearson, H.H.W. [2803], Angola K000539908
Dalziel, J.M. [246], Nigeria K000548562
s.coll. [Cat. no. 197], India Asplenium radiatum K001109516
s.coll. [Cat. no. 197], India Asplenium radiatum K001109515
s.coll. [Cat. no. 197] Asplenium radiatum K001109514
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 197], Myanmar Asplenium radiatum K001109513
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 197], India Asplenium radiatum K001109512
s.coll. [Cat. no. 197] Asplenium radiatum K001109517

First published in Fil. Spec.: 80 (1841)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. 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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bedd. Ferns S. Ind. t .124 (1863)
  • Cent. Ferns, t. 75 (1854)
  • Engl.Pflanzenw. Afr. 2 : 42, fig. 37 (1908).
  • Fil. Spec. 80 (1841)
  • Hook. Ic. Pl. t. 975 (1854)
  • W. Cross in Gard. Chron. 1870: 244, fig. 41

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
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