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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to SW. Pacific.
Pteris vittata

Native to:

Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Fiji, France, Free State, Ghana, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belgium, California, Caroline Is., Colombia, District of Columbia, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Great Britain, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Marianas, Mexico Northeast, Mississippi, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Suriname, Texas, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Pteris vittata subsp. vittata appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 112], Myanmar Pteris amplectens K001109304
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 112], Myanmar Pteris amplectens K001109300
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 112], Myanmar Pteris amplectens K001109301
s.coll. [Cat. no. 112] Pteris amplectens K001109302
s.coll. [Cat. no. 112] Pteris amplectens K001109303

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Reyes-Chávez, J., Tarvin, S. & Batke, S.P. (2021). Ferns and Lycophytes of Honduras: A new annotated checklist Phytotaxa 506: 1-113.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Verloove, F. (2019). Manual of the Alien Plants of Belgium http://alienplantsbelgium.be.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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

Kew Science Photographs
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