1. Family: Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
    1. Genus: Polystichum Roth
      1. Polystichum fuscopaleaceum Alston

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon to Somalia and S. Tropical Africa, Comoros, Réunion, SW. Arabian Peninsula.

    [FWTA]

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

    Ecology
    On ground in rocky wooded gullies in grassland; 7, 000 to 11, 000 ft. alt.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Comoros, Ethiopia, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Réunion, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Polystichum fuscopaleaceum Alston appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 30: 22 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Not 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. [Cited as Polystichum sinense.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2A, 30: 22 (1956).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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