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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (Yunnan) and Indo-China.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Assam, China South-Central, East Himalaya, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Athyrium foliolosum T.Moore ex R.Sim appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2205], Nepal Asplenium foliolosum K001115411
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 359], Nepal Polypodium foliolosum K001109882
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 359], Nepal Polypodium foliolosum K001109883

First published in Nursery Cat. (Sim, Ferns) 6: 22 (1859)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • 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
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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/
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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