Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C.Presl

First published in Tent. Pterid.: 79 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is São Tomé, SW. Cameroon, W. Indian Ocean, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Pacific. It is a lithophyte or epiphyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses and social uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, East Himalaya, Fiji, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Korea, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Marquesas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New South Wales, Norfolk Is., Ogasawara-shoto, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Tubuai Is., Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Azores, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, California, Cape Provinces, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, France, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Northern Provinces, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Tanzania, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes. 2 , Athyriaceae - Polypodiaceae. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(2): 1-476. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.
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  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Oct 1, 2005 Fay Louis [4827] Cameroon K000338408 No
Jan 1, 2003 Gawi, M. [8] K000084551 No
Jan 1, 2003 Croft, J.R. [61999] K000084554 No
Jan 1, 2003 Rifai, M.A. [6512] Indonesia K000084550 No
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [4082] Peru K000200103 Yes
Jan 1, 2003 Kloss, C.B. [s.n.] Indonesia K000475528 No
Jan 1, 2003 Croft, J.R. [61999] K000084553 No
Jan 1, 2003 Parris, B.S.; Croxall, J.P. [10101] K000084552 No
Mar 20, 1986 Piggott, A.G. [1180] Malaysia K000083958 No
Mar 20, 1986 Forman, L.L. [104] Indonesia K000084225 No
Mar 20, 1986 Turnau, E.A. [839] Malaysia K000083950 No
Mar 20, 1986 Schiffner, V. [893] Indonesia K000084232 No
Mar 20, 1986 Whitehead, J.C.; Flenley, J.R. [126] Indonesia K000084231 No
Mar 20, 1986 Burkill, I.H. [12613] Malaysia K000083945 No
Apr 1, 1971 Hernaez, B.F. [s.n.] Philippines K000084419 No
Apr 1, 1960 Ernst, A. [681] Indonesia K000084236 No
Jul 3, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M41] Philippines K000084425 No
Dec 1, 1931 Elbert, J. [4014] Indonesia K000084237 No
Jan 1, 1920 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [9626] Indonesia K000084235 No
Parris, B.S; Edwards, P.J. [10515] Malaysia K000083947 No
Millar, A.; Holttum, R.E. [NGF18523] K000084575 No
Ekman, E.L. [11627] Dominican Republic K000590569 Unknown Type Material Yes
Coulter, F.M. K:SPC-07471.000 No
Parris, B.S.; Croxall, J.P. [7899] K000084556 No
Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H. [4416] Malaysia K000084239 No
Wheeler, J.M. [ANU5776] K000084574 No
Jaeger, P. [269] Sierra Leone K001519074 Yes
Jaeger, P. [247] Sierra Leone K001519077 Yes
Braithwaite, A.F. [2115] Vanuatu K001581131 Yes
Braithwaite, A.F. [2360] Vanuatu K001581140 Yes
Elmer, A.D.E. [22373] Philippines K000084415 No
Chew, W.L.; Corner, E.J.H.; Stainton, A. [1296] Malaysia K000084238 No
Cuming, H. [213] Philippines K000084413 No
Holttum, R.E. [s.n.] Malaysia K000083953 No
Vidal, S. [1900] Philippines K000084421 No
Holttum, R.E. [20759] Malaysia K000083954 No
Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia K000084227 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [6824] Philippines K000084417 No
Spruce, R. [4082] Ecuador K000200105 Yes
Wilson, E.H. [5251] China K000812186 No
Conklin, H.C.; Tindungan, B. [2544] Philippines K000084426 No
Vriese, W.H., de [341] Indonesia K000084228 No
Burkill, I.H.; Holttum, R.E. [8495] Malaysia K000083956 No
Nakaike, T. [71] K000084573 No
Smith, E. [2739] Indonesia K000084241 No
Croft, J.R.; Marsh, J.I. [560] K000084579 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [22214] Philippines K000084414 No
Kato, M.; Sunarno, B.; Akiyama, H. [C3884] Indonesia K000084244 No
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.] Indonesia K000084234 No
Palis, K. [4] K000084570 No
Holttum, R.E. [31208] Malaysia K000083952 No
Piggott, A.G. [1181] Malaysia K000083959 No
K:SPC-26561.000 No
Kog, P. [005] K000084558 No
Manseima, J. [03] K000084572 No
Anonymous [236] Indonesia K000084229 No
Stevens, P.F.; Veldkamp, J.F. [LAE54059] K000084577 No
Santos, ?J.K. [31652] Philippines K000084416 No
Unkau, C. [038] K000084557 No
Kato, M.; Murata, G.; Mogea, Y.P. [B3509] Indonesia K000084240 No
Sinclair, J. [38666] Malaysia K000083946 No
Parris, B.S. [11214] Indonesia K000084243 No
Conklin, H.C.; Buwaya [78618] Philippines K000084422 No
Morley, R.J.; Kardin, M.K. [106] Indonesia K000084233 No
Hose, E.S.; Hose, G. [5014] Malaysia K000083957 No
Parris, B.S.; Croxall, J.P. [7899] K000084555 No
Parris, B.S; Edwards, P.J. [10506] Malaysia K000083948 No
Anonymous [s.n.] Indonesia K000084230 No
Stevens, P.F.; Veldkamp, J.F. [LAE54137] K000084578 No
Whitford, H.N. [143] Philippines K000084418 No
Schiffner, V. [s.n.] Indonesia K000084226 No
Kostermans, A.J.G.H.; Wirawan [517] Indonesia K000083909 No
Price, M.G. [1806a] Philippines K000084424 No
Wong, K.M. [35234] Malaysia K000083951 No
Haniff, Md.; Nur, Md. [7984] Malaysia K000083955 No
Versteegh, C. [12558] Indonesia K000084559 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [6507] Philippines K000084420 No
Parris, B.S. [5664b] Philippines K000084423 No
Hennipman, E. [5159] Indonesia K000084242 No
Womersley, J.S.; Royen, P., van [5920] K000084576 No
Wong, K.M. [35234] Malaysia K000083949 No
Conklin, H.C.; Tindungan, B. [2544] Philippines K000084427 No
Kato, M.; Ueda, K.; Mahjar, U.W. [C1429] Indonesia K000084245 No
Colenso, W. [s.n.] New Zealand K001092494 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kostermans, A.J.G.H.; Soegong [635] Indonesia K000084560 No
Blackwood, B. [205] K000084571 No

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