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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar.
Athyrium schimperi

[FWTA]

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

Ecology
Terrestrial in montane grassland among rocks in open; 6, 000 to 10, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Athyrium schimperi Moug. ex Fée appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1998 Etuge, M. [3495], Cameroon K000746810
Jan 1, 1997 Thomas, D.W. [9380], Cameroon K000541973
Jan 1, 1997 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [278], Cameroon K000541969
Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [3674], Cameroon K000541964
Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [5353], Cameroon K000541971
Aug 7, 1988 Clarke, C.B. [24143], Arunachal Pradesh K001089335 lectotype
Bidgood, S. [5235], Tanzania K000190463

First published in Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 187 (1852)

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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Gen. Fil. 187 (1852)
  • Sim F.S.A. 133, t. 41 (1915)
  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28 : 161, t. 30, fig. 3, 4 (not 5, 6) (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

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