Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.Br.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 162 (1810)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World. It is a climber and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Republic, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nigeria, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Florida, Jamaica

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419.
  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes I. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(1): 1-448. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.
  • 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.
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes I. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(1): 1-448. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mar 1, 2019 Yapp, R.H. [270] Malaysia K000409567 No
Mar 1, 2019 Holttum, R.E. [s.n.] Singapore K000409125 No
Mar 1, 2019 Cuming, H. [364] Singapore K000409124 No
Mar 1, 2019 Schomburgk, R.H. [29] Singapore K000409123 No
Mar 1, 2019 Holttum, R.E. [s.n.] Singapore K000409132 No
Mar 1, 2019 Robinson, W. [s.n.] Singapore K000409133 No
Jan 1, 2004 Fay Louis [4803] Cameroon K000338353 No
Aplin, E.E.H.; et al. [939] Australia K001590388 No
Adam, J.G. [1128] Senegal K001604589 Yes
Chevalier, A. [22813] Benin K001519097 Yes
Takeuchi, W. [17602] Papua New Guinea K000608230 No

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