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This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.
Athyrium ammifolium

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Terrestrial in forests; 3, 000 to 7, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria

Athyrium ammifolium (Mett.) C.Chr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4480], Cameroon K000108867
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9150], Cameroon K000108866
May 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [4507], Cameroon K000746814
May 1, 2000 Cheek, M. [9876], Cameroon K000746809
Jan 1, 1997 Upson, T. [87], Cameroon K000011766
Jan 1, 1997 Thomas, D.W. [9457], Cameroon K000541974
Jan 1, 1997 Thomas, D.W. [9196], Cameroon K000541972
Jan 1, 1997 Upson, T. [87], Cameroon K000011842
Jan 1, 1955 Mann, G. [347], Equatorial Guinea K000351051
Jan 1, 1955 Mann, G. [2047], Cameroon K000351052
Jan 1, 1955 Mann, G. [353], Equatorial Guinea K000351053
Jan 1, 1955 Mann, G. [353], Equatorial Guinea K000351054

First published in Index Filic.: 139 (1905)

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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Ind. Fil. 139 (1905)
  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 161, t. 30, fig. 5, 6 (not 3, 4) (1953).

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