1. Family: Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
    1. Genus: Adiantum L.
      1. Adiantum schweinfurthii Kuhn

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Tanzania and Angola.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    Sides of gullies in shade; up to 4, 000 ft. alt.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zaïre

    Adiantum schweinfurthii Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Chevalier, A. [2917], Senegal K000435593 Unknown type material
    Schweinfurth, G. [3814], Sudan K000435590
    Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557817
    Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557818
    Clutton-Brock, T.H. [TCB569], Tanzania K000557819

    First published in Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1869. 40; Bot. Zeit 89. (1869)

    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.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 97, t. 15, fig. 10 (1953).
    • Bak. Syn. Fil. 472 (1874)
    • in Bot. Zeit. 1870 : 89
    • in Sitzungsb. Ges. Nat. Fr. Berl. 1869: 40

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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