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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics to S. South America and Subantarctic Islands.
Elaphoglossum

Native to:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Azores, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marion-Prince Edward, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [453], Kenya K000824553
May 1, 2018 Tanzania K000824555
May 1, 2018 Tanzania K000824556
May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [422], Tanzania K000824551
May 1, 2018 Braithwaite, A.F. [420], Tanzania K000824554
Jan 1, 2008 Tmberlake, J. [5008], Mozambique K000812126
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [5680], Ecuador K000200443
Oct 9, 1987 M/A [15], Indonesia K000706349
Apr 4, 1915 s.coll. [10], Angola K000896816
Wong, K.M. [771], Brunei K000475482
Johns, R.J. [6615], Brunei K000475487
Reynoso [3538], Philippines K000475488
Croft, J.R. [543], Papua New Guinea K000706355
Lovett, J. [1818], Tanzania K000824557
Gay, H.J. [892], Papua New Guinea K000706359
Coode, M.J.E. [7512], Brunei K000699326
Bernardi, L. [10812], Venezuela K000501578
Barker, W.R. [67286], Papua New Guinea K000706362
Stevens, P.F. [58095], Papua New Guinea K000706352
Wong, K.M. [1840], Brunei K000475483
Johns, R.J. [6615], Brunei K000475486
Smith, E. [2846], Indonesia K000689226
Croft, J.R. [682], Papua New Guinea K000706364
Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000699325
Braithwaite, A.F. [377], Tanzania K000824552
Akakavara, O. [73211], Papua New Guinea K000475481
Bellamy, A. [1407], Papua New Guinea K000706365
Kloss, C.B. [s.n.], Indonesia K000706353
Pawek, J. [12793], Malawi K000896818
Johns, R.J. [7342], Brunei K000490879
Ratcliffe, J.B. [229], Indonesia K000706354
Cuming, H. [135], Philippines K000689361
Parris, B.S. [4296], Papua New Guinea K000706351
Sinaga, N.I. [1235], Indonesia K000449000
Clunie, N.M.U. [63289], Papua New Guinea K000706360
Ratcliffe, J.B. [67], Indonesia K000706358
Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000475484
Parris, B.S. [7239], Malaysia K000689225
Parris, B.S. [4295], Papua New Guinea K000706350
Kairo, A. [718], Papua New Guinea K000706361
Johns, R.J. [6694], Brunei K000475485
Leach, L.C. [13893], Angola K000896817
Katik, P. [63296], Papua New Guinea K000706363

First published in J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 148 (1841)

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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