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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World, Peru to Bolivia.

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Canary Is., Colombia, Hawaii, India, KwaZulu-Natal, Marianas, New Zealand North

Platycerium Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 213 (1827)

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.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
© 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 2021. 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