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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
Dicranopteris linearis

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Dicranopteris linearis (Burm.f.) Underw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2013 Cheek, M. [12419], Cameroon K000745982
Aug 1, 2013 Symoens, J.J. [12550] K000932591
Aug 1, 2013 Symoens, J.J. [12550] K000932590
Jun 8, 2005 Nusbaumer, L. [1097], Madagascar K000638140
Nov 1, 2004 Spruce, R. [4706], Peru K000006879
Jan 1, 2002 Barthelat, F. [446], Comoros K000604234
Mar 30, 2000 Grabner, J. [161], Tanzania K000637732
Jul 26, 1999 Watermeyer [13], Tanzania K000636862
Jul 26, 1999 Peter, A. [18900], Tanzania K000636852
Jul 26, 1999 Moreau, R. [H33/30], Tanzania K000637740
Jul 26, 1999 s.coll. [AM9746] K000636879
Jul 26, 1999 Thomas, A.S. [41], Uganda K000636687
Jul 26, 1999 Vaughan, J.H. [1261] K000636874
Jul 26, 1999 Peter, A. [21828], Tanzania K000637736
Jul 26, 1999 Gillett, J.B. [17163], Kenya K000637727
Jul 26, 1999 Verdcourt, B. [850], Kenya K000636693
Jul 26, 1999 Greenway, P.J. [1473] K000636873
Jul 26, 1999 Maitland, T.D. [434], Uganda K000636685
Jul 26, 1999 Greenway, P.J. [13821], Kenya K000637715
Jul 26, 1999 Bally, P.R.O. [8722], Kenya K000637725
Jul 26, 1999 Peter, A. [21811], Tanzania K000637737
Jul 26, 1999 Bally, P.R.O. [8722], Kenya K000637726
Jul 26, 1999 Greenway, P.J. [1473] K000636872
Jul 26, 1999 Stolz, A. [584], Tanzania K000636864
Jul 26, 1999 Maitland, T.D. [434], Uganda K000636686
Jul 26, 1999 Wilson, C.T. [14], Uganda K000636690
Jul 26, 1999 Vaughan, J.H. [429] K000636869
Jul 26, 1999 Gardner, H.M. [2943], Kenya K000637729
Jul 26, 1999 Last, J.T. [s.n.] K000636871
Jul 26, 1999 Thomas, A.S. [41], Uganda K000636688
Jul 26, 1999 Vaughan, J.H. [429] K000636868
Jul 26, 1999 Peter, A. [18689], Tanzania K000637739
Jul 26, 1999 Verdcourt, B. [850], Kenya K000636692
Jul 26, 1999 Gardner, H.M. [2943], Kenya K000637730
Jul 26, 1999 Dawe, M. [73], Uganda K000636684
Jul 26, 1999 Daubenberger, I. [29], Tanzania K000636851
Jul 26, 1999 Bugday, A. [1193], Kenya K000637719
Jul 26, 1999 Gardner, H.M. [2943], Kenya K000637731
Jul 26, 1999 Peter, A. [17613], Tanzania K000637738
Jul 26, 1999 Moreau, R. [H33/30], Tanzania K000637741
Jul 12, 1999 Toms, K.E. [25] K000636876
Jul 12, 1999 Toms, K.E. [25] K000636875
Jan 1, 1999 Leandri, J. [3909], Madagascar K000638123
Jul 26, 1996 Peter, A. [19981], Tanzania K000637735
Jun 1, 1996 Gautier, L. [2713], Madagascar K000638127
Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9927], Cameroon K000011717
Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9872], Cameroon K000381467
Jan 1, 1989 Gereau, R. [2982], Tanzania K000636861
Jan 1, 1985 Iversen, S.T. [85098], Tanzania K000636853
Jan 1, 1985 Louis, A.M. [684], Gabon K000637283
Jan 1, 1985 Louis, A.M. [684], Gabon K000637282
Jan 1, 1984 Hodgkin, H.T. [162], Madagascar K000638130
Jan 1, 1984 Jeffrey, C. [113], Gabon K000637285
Jan 1, 1984 Williams, R.O. [100] K000636870
Jan 1, 1984 Harley, W.J. [F53], Liberia K000599525
Jan 1, 1984 Small, D. [60], Sierra Leone K000599515
Jan 1, 1984 Breteler, F.J. [2477], Cameroon K000637267
Jan 1, 1984 Hepper, F.N. [1835], Nigeria K000636197
Jan 1, 1984 Richards, P.W. [3920], Nigeria K000599546
Jan 1, 1984 Daniel, P.M. [400], Liberia K000599527
Jan 1, 1984 Polhill, R. [1772], Tanzania K000636867
Jan 1, 1984 Angus, A. [812], Zambia K000604016
Jan 1, 1984 Stubbings, H.G. [145], Nigeria K000599548
Jan 1, 1984 Glover, P.E. [3344], Kenya K000637712
Jan 1, 1984 Lorence, D. [2859], Comoros K000604236
Jan 1, 1984 Hodgkin, H.T. [162], Madagascar K000638131
Jan 1, 1984 Adams, C.D. [510], Ghana K000599533
Jan 1, 1984 Richards, P.W. [3920], Nigeria K000599547
Jan 1, 1984 Greenway, P.J. [1286] K000636877
Jan 1, 1984 Newbould, J.G.B. [s.n.], Kenya K000636694
Jan 1, 1984 Greenway, P.J. [1286] K000636878
Jan 1, 1984 Purseglove, J.W. [3694], Uganda K000636689
Jan 1, 1984 Meurillon, A. [591], Cameroon K000637268
Jan 1, 1984 Vigne, C. [4120], Ghana K000599532
Jan 1, 1984 Lawlor, D.W. [569], Nigeria K000599545
Jan 1, 1984 Jeffrey, C. [113], Gabon K000637286
Jan 1, 1984 Thomas, A.S. [1341], Uganda K000636683
Jan 1, 1984 Richards, H.M. [12361], Zambia K000604020
Jan 1, 1984 Adams, C.D. [510], Ghana K000599534
Jan 1, 1984 Bakshi, T.S. [56], Sierra Leone K000599514
Aug 6, 1982 Chapman, J.D. [5968], Malawi K000604014
Sep 1, 1977 Wingfield, R. [4235], Tanzania K000636857
Jan 1, 1977 D'Arcy, W.G. [8732], Rwanda K000636676
Feb 7, 1975 Jaarsveld, E.J.V. [154], South Africa K000647002
Jul 28, 1973 Lowe, J. [2641], Nigeria K000636199
Jul 28, 1973 Lowe, J. [2641], Nigeria K000636200
Jan 1, 1973 Monteiro [s.n.], Angola K000604032
Jan 1, 1973 Welwitsch, F.M.J. [72], Angola K000604033
Jun 12, 1969 Napper, D.M., Gillett, J.B. [2164], Kenya K000637723
Jun 12, 1969 Napper, D.M., Gillett, J.B. [2164], Kenya K000637724
Jan 1, 1966 Angus, A. [520], Zambia K000604019
Apr 1, 1961 Letouzey, R. [3691], Cameroon K000637269
Jan 1, 1959 Wit, H.C.D. de [7041], Cameroon K000637280
Adams, C.D. [5142], Ghana K000599539
Loveridge, J.P. [934], Zambia K000604022
Hodgkin, H.T. [31], Madagascar K000638128
Meller, Dr. [s.n.], Madagascar K000638135
Boiteau [1099], Madagascar K000638141
Schlieben, H.J. [11246], Comoros K000604238
s.coll. [115], Seychelles K000604241
Horne, J.H. [204], Seychelles K000604242
Chapman, J.D. [3714], Nigeria K000636196
Barker [1911], Nigeria K000637255
Price, R.W.H. [175], Cameroon K000637266
Acworth, J.M. [206], Cameroon K000637275
s.coll. [1583] K000636667
Goyder, D.J. [4020], Kenya K000637720
Luke, W.R.Q. [5360], Kenya K000637722
Kisena, C. [822], Tanzania K000637733
Kisena, C. [822], Tanzania K000637734
Fisher, B.S. [1351], Zimbabwe K000604028
Ward, C.J. [7902], South Africa K000647001
s.coll. [138], Equatorial Guinea K000636207
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6663], Cameroon K000637271
Rathbun, G. [14198], Kenya K000637713
Mullenders, W. [554] K000636664
Soyaux, H. [237], Gabon K000637284
Panderyst [34501] K000636673
McClintock, C. [221], Nigeria K000637254
Bates, G.L. [238], Nigeria K000636195
Fay, J.M. [1065], Sierra Leone K000599519
s.coll. [s.n.], Mauritius K000604253
Werdermann, E. [2123], South Africa K000647003
Moller, A. [223], Equatorial Guinea K000636209
Faden, R.B. [74/1341], Kenya K000637716
Deighton, F.C. [4395], Sierra Leone K000599518
Dusen, P. [s.n.], Cameroon K000637277
Friis, I., McKee, G. [12017], Ethiopia K000636677
Gilbert, M.G. [6338], Kenya K000637717
Adam, J.G. [20665], Liberia K000599526
Friis, I., Bidgood, S. [7957], Ethiopia K000636678
Harris, B.J. [115], Tanzania K000636855
Forsyth-Major, C. [158], Madagascar K000638136
Kirk [s.n.], Comoros K000604235
Pocs, T. [6427/F], Tanzania K000636856
Mann, G. [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000636205
Lyall [166], Madagascar K000638134
s.coll. [84], Equatorial Guinea K000636206
s.coll. [1573] K000636668
Kilson, A.E. [1223], Ghana K000599536
Merxmüller, H. [636], South Africa K000647004
Leroy [s.n.], Congo, DRC K000636671
Deighton, F.C. [4716], Sierra Leone K000599516
Gardiner, J.S. [16], Seychelles K000604244
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6422], Cameroon K000637274
Paget-Wilkes, C.F. [812], Tanzania K000636866
Wrigley, T.C. [676], Equatorial Guinea K000636203
s.coll. [s.n.], Mauritius K000604249
Lowe, J. [2930], Cameroon K000599543
Welwitsch, F.M.J. [19], Equatorial Guinea K000604031
Faden, R.B. [70/349], Tanzania K000636860
s.coll. [1573] K000636669
Lowe, J. [2383], Nigeria K000599541
Friis, I. [7063], Ethiopia K000636680
McCallum Webster, M. [210], Kenya K000636691
s.coll. [s.n.], Mauritius K000604254
Thomas, D.W. [3709], Tanzania K000636863
Price, R.W.H. [175], Cameroon K000637265
Isle, M.G. de l' [s.n.] K000604248
Faden, R.B. [69/707], Kenya K000637718
Barker [s.n.], Equatorial Guinea K000636208
Hutchinson, J. [4259], Zambia K000604026
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [2947] K000599531
Parris, B.S. [10507], Malaysia K000398108
Schelpe, E. [1674], South Africa K000647009
Chisumpa, S.M. [159], Zambia K000604018
Dang, D. [417], Cameroon K000637270
Quintas, F. [1465], Equatorial Guinea K000636202
Emwiogbon, J.A. [63168], Nigeria K000599542
s.coll. [s.n.], Mauritius K000604255
Decary, M.R. [18127], Madagascar K000638126
Louis, Jean [15] K000636672
Wilde, W.J.J.O.de [7768], Ethiopia K000636679
Lowe, J. [2383], Nigeria K000599540
Semsei, S.R. [4120], Tanzania K000636850
Chaloner, W.G. [316C], Nigeria K000637257
Melville, F.A. [416], Sierra Leone K000599517
Fanshawe, D.B. [8701], Zambia K000604025
Wilde, J.J.F.E. de [8396], Cameroon K000637263
Onyeachusim [54095], Nigeria K000637256
Eggeling, M. [R4], Liberia K000599523
Price, R.W.H. [175], Cameroon K000637264
Reville [s.n.], Mauritius K000604251
Gurung, V.L. [95], Malaysia K000397802
Decary, M.R. [18127], Madagascar K000638124
Schelpe, E. [4119], South Africa K000647006
Fanshawe, D.B. [3577], Zambia K000604021
Rodin, R.J. [4089], South Africa K000647011
Lovett, J. [1723], Tanzania K000636865
Warpur, W. [95], Madagascar K000638138
Warpur, W. [95], Madagascar K000638139
Schelpe, E. [7078], Mozambique K000604015
Dalziel, J.M. [241], Nigeria K000599549
Friis, I. [4501], Ethiopia K000636681
Fisher, B.S. [409], Zimbabwe K000604029
Goldsmith, B. [6/68], Zimbabwe K000604030
Acworth, J.M. [206], Cameroon K000637276
Magaji, S.O. [1881], Nigeria K000636201
Wilde, J.J.F.E. de [8396], Cameroon K000637262
Lorence, D.H. [155] K000604247
Dyer, R.A. [s.n.], South Africa K000647012
Cameron, J.B.C. [13], Tanzania K000636858
Deighton, F.C. [1825], Sierra Leone K000599522
Kornas, J. [1881], Zambia K000604017
Irvine, F.R. [2147], Ghana K000599537
Thomas, N.W. [69], Nigeria K000599538
s.coll. [4733] K000636665
Mueller, F.J.H. von [s.n.], Queensland K001057801
Yapp, R.H. [177], Malaysia K000398101
Edwards, P.J. [1916B], Malaysia K000397847
Merxmüller, H. [636], South Africa K000647007
Lorence, D. [1808], Seychelles K000604239
Medler, J. [1610], Nigeria K000599544
Staudt [35], Cameroon K000637279
s.coll. [157], Tanzania K000636854
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [6931], Cameroon K000637272
Decary, M.R. [18127], Madagascar K000638125
Friis, I. [4501], Ethiopia K000636682
Fay, J.M. [2152], Central African Republic K000637260
Hepburn, I.D. [154], Nigeria K000636198
s.coll. [1583] K000636666
Dyer, R.A. [s.n.], South Africa K000647013
Gilpin, H. [s.n.], Madagascar K000638132
Wilde, J.J.F.E. de [8396], Cameroon K000637261
Gardiner, J.S. [19], Seychelles K000604243
Ward, C.J. [s.n.], Seychelles K000604245
Figueiredo, E. [52], Sao Tome and Principe K000637281
Gardiner, J.S. [s.n.], Seychelles K000604240
Gutzwiller, R. [1950] K000636674
Attië, C. [36] K000604246
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [1855] K000599528
Wilms, F. [1729], South Africa K000647010
Baker, H. [s.n.], Madagascar K000638133
Polhill, R. [373], Kenya K000637714
Kingsley, M.H. [s.n.] K000599513
Yapp, R.H. [177], Malaysia K000398100
Viane, R. [1037] K000599529
Luke, W.R.Q. [5360], Kenya K000637721
Lane-Poole, C.E. [241], Sierra Leone K000599521
Hildebrandt, J.M. [2936], Madagascar K000638137
Zenker, G. [2507], Cameroon K000637278
Vuillard [s.n.] K000604252
Brown, E.S. [1824], Tanzania K000636859
Borhidi, A. [87370], Tanzania K000636849
Bamps, P. [1570], Cameroon K000636675
Brown, R. [111], Queensland K001057802
Schlieben, H.J. [8115], Madagascar K000638129
Hildebrandt, J.M. [1796], Comoros K000604237
Fay, J.M. [1065], Sierra Leone K000599520
Chase, N.C. [7870], Zimbabwe K000604027
Wrigley, T.C. [83], Equatorial Guinea K000636204
Wilms, F. [s.n.], South Africa K000647008
Mutimushi, J.M. [676], Zambia K000604024
Schijff, H.P.v.d. [4649], South Africa K000647005
Faden, R.B. [69/817], Kenya K000637728
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [7138], Cameroon K000637273
Viane, R. [1002] K000599530
Kilson, A.E. [1223], Ghana K000599535
Miller [s.n.], South Africa K000647014
Balfour, I.B. [s.n.] K000604250
Nutt, W.H. [s.n.], Zambia K000604023
Eggeling, M. [R4], Liberia K000599524
Pichi Sermolli, R.E.G. [4422] K000636670
Gilbert, M.G. [6842], Kenya K000637711
La Croix, I.F. [4998], Congo Gleichenia linearis K000501451

First published in Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34: 250 (1907)

Accepted by

  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagner, W.L. (2019). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 1: 1-411. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.
  • St. John, H. (1988). Census of the Flora of the Gambier islands, Polynesia Pacific Plant Studies 43: 1-34.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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