Ophioglossum costatum R.Br.

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 163 (1810)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to N. Australia. It is an epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Ascension, Assam, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chatham Is., Comoros, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mozambique, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • 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].
  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Pic.–Ser. in Webbia 9: 626, fig. 1 (1954).
  • Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 163 (1810)
  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 21, t. 1, fig. 1 (1968)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Kitalong, A.H., DeMeo, R.A. & Holm, T. (2008). Native Trees Palau. A field guide: 1-236.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 1, 2008 Festo; Luke [2471] Kenya K000449484 No
Jul 27, 1995 Lawlor, D.W.; Hall, J.B. [204] Nigeria K000505685 No
Jul 1, 1995 Vriese, G.H., de [s.n.] Indonesia K000507040 No
Aug 1, 1968 Gledhill, D. [687] Nigeria K000505699 No
Jan 1, 1967 Gledhill, D. [619] Sierra Leone K000505673 No
Jan 1, 1966 Morton, J.K. [1352] Sierra Leone K000505670 No
Oct 1, 1963 Molesworth-Allen, B.E.G. [4073] Malaysia K000507021 No
Sep 14, 1961 Wight [79] India K000740336 Type Yes
Oct 1, 1953 Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505697 No
Nov 17, 1946 Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505712 No
Nov 17, 1946 Dalziel, J.M. [553] Nigeria K000505691 No
Nov 17, 1946 Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505708 No
Nov 16, 1946 Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505707 No
Nov 16, 1946 Dalziel, J.M. [250] Nigeria K000505689 No
Oct 1, 1913 Bartu [Barten] [1445] Nigeria K000505695 No
Schnell, R. [6422] Cote d'Ivoire K000505674 No
Merrett, L. [2521] Zambia K001769655 No
Abraham, A. [103] India K:SPC-05609.000 No
Latilo, M.G. [62587] Nigeria K000505698 No
Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K.; Bidgood, S. [9999] Zambia K001574980 Yes
Lawlor, D.W.; Hall, J.B. [616] Nigeria K000505703 No
Morton, J.K. [A3251] Ghana K000505680 No
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L. & Vollesen, K. [9293] Zambia K001567857 Yes
Akpabla, G.K. [669] Ghana K000505678 No
Patel, M. [126] India K001328408 Isotype Yes
Hambler, D.J. [570] Nigeria K000505693 No
Lawlor, D.W.; Hall, J.B. [99] Nigeria K000505686 No
Hambler, D.J. [522] Nigeria K000505705 No
Vigne, C. [4608] Ghana K000505677 No
Dalziel, J.M. [246] Nigeria K000505696 No
Adams, C.D. [341] Ghana K000505679 No
Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505711 No
Jordan, H.D. [296] Sierra Leone K000505667 No
Jordan, H.D. [296] Sierra Leone K:SPC-22506.000 No
Lawlor, D.W.; Hall, J.B. [FHI45596] Nigeria K000505688 No
Dalziel, J.M. [246] Nigeria K000505694 No
Adams, C.D. [4348] Ghana K000505682 No
Cook, C.D.K. [315] Nigeria K000505687 No
Morton, J.K. [3694] Sierra Leone K000505669 No
Rose Innes, R. [32121] Ghana K000505681 No
Jordan, H.D. [934] Sierra Leone K000505671 No
Hambler, D.J. [675] Nigeria K000505710 No
Summerhayes, G.V. [120] Nigeria K000505702 No
Vigne, C. [4608] Ghana K000505675 No
Gillet, J.B. [15200] Nigeria K000505690 No
Baikie [s.n.] Nigeria K000505684 No
Keay, R.W.J. [25976] Nigeria K000505700 No
Lely, H.V. [P559] Nigeria K000505709 No
Barten [s.n.] Nigeria K000505692 No
Rose Innes, R. [30627] Ghana K000505683 No
Chevalier, A. [953] Sudan K000505666 No
Keay, R.W.J. [25882] Nigeria K000505701 No
Bakshi, T.S. [207] Sierra Leone K000505672 No
Jordan, H.D. [538] Sierra Leone K000505668 No
Hambler, D.J. [635] Nigeria K000505706 No
Onochie, C.F.A. [35720] Nigeria K000505704 No
Fishlock, W.C. [4] Ghana K000505676 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [8702] Tanzania K:SPC-59272.000 No
Saksena, R.K. India Ophioglossum fibrosum K:SPC-22711.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0