1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Genus: Polystichum Roth
      1. Polystichum platyphyllum (Willd.) C.Presl

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas) to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela

    Polystichum platyphyllum (Willd.) C.Presl appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2011 Clute, W.N. [139], Jamaica K000590417 isolectotype
    Nov 1, 2011 Glaziou, A.F.M. [7238], Brazil K000954614
    Nov 1, 2010 s.coll. [549], Brazil K000954619
    Nov 1, 2010 Burchell [2082], Brazil K000954620
    Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [3965], Ecuador K000200332
    Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [3965], Peru K000200333
    Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [3965bis], Peru K000200334
    Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [3965], Ecuador K000200335
    Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [17873], Brazil K000954615
    Jan 1, 1966 Eiten, G. [3174], Brazil K000954621
    Moritz [200], Brazil K000954624
    Eiten, G. [3174], Brazil K000954622
    Lindman, C.A.M. [A. 1015], Brazil K000954623
    Fox [120], Brazil K000954625
    Hoehne, W. [3475], Brazil K000954616
    Hoehne, W. [3475], Brazil K000954617
    Hoehne, W. [3475], Brazil K000954618
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [9238], Brazil K000954626
    Ekman, E.L. [10130], Haiti Polystichum hottense K000590414 isotype
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [1783], Brazil Aspidium aculeatum var. platyphyllum K000590411

    First published in Tent. Pterid.: 84 (1836)

    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.
    • Páez, S. & al. (2014). Nuevas citas de Pteridophyta para la reserva natural privada Tapytá, Caazapá - Paraguay Rojasiana 13(2): 17-23.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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