1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Genus: Polystichum Roth
      1. Polystichum luctuosum (Kunze) T.Moore

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Himalaya to Japan and Vietnam.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Free State, Japan, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Manchuria, Nepal, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Belgium, Florida, Louisiana

    Polystichum luctuosum (Kunze) T.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1930 Wilford, C. [875] Polystichum tsus-simense K001040079 Unknown type material
    Wilford, C. [875] Polystichum tsus-simense K001040078 Unknown type material

    First published in Index Fil.: 95 (1858)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Verloove, F. (2019). Manual of the Alien Plants of Belgium http://alienplantsbelgium.be.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    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

    Kew Science Photographs
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