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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

[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

Native to:

Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Galápagos, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Venezuela

Polystichum muricatum (L.) Fée appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2011 Moritz [280], Colombia K000512987 isotype
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5305], Ecuador K000200329
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5305], Ecuador K000200343
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5305], Ecuador K000200342
Moritz [280], Colombia Polystichum moritzianum K000512986 isotype
Bourgeau [2350], Mexico Polystichum moritzianum K000590439
Bourgeau [2350], Mexico Polystichum moritzianum K000590440

First published in Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 278 (1852)

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.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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