Ophioglossum gramineum Willd.

First published in Abh. Kurfürstl.-Mainz. Akad. Nützl. Wiss. Erfurt 2(6): 18 (1802)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Tropical Africa to Angola, W. Cape Prov., Tropical Asia to N. Australia. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Ghana, India, Jawa, Maluku, Myanmar, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Parris, B.S. (2020). Pteridophytes of Turkey - A revised check-list and their relationship to Europe and the West Himalaya. Indian Journal of Forestry 43: 263-284.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.
  • Yadav, B.L. in Verma, S.C. (eds.) (2018). Observation on some Indian species of Ophioglossum L. from Rajasthan. Pteridology Today: Challenges and Opportunities: 243-254. Botanical Survey of India.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florası (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakfı/Nezahat Gökyiğit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul. [Cited as Ophioglossum lusitanicum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Yadav, B.L. in Verma, S.C. (eds.) (2018). Observation on some Indian species of Ophioglossum L. from Rajasthan. Pteridology Today: Challenges and Opportunities: 243-254. Botanical Survey of India.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Welwitsch [36] Angola K000351315 Unknown Type Material Yes
Abraham, A. [106] India K:SPC-23646.000 No
India K:SPC-23645.000 No
Oct 1, 1963 Loher, A. [853] Philippines Ophioglossum gramineum var. majus K000505525 No
Oct 1, 1963 Docters van Leeuwen, W.M. [10119] Indonesia Ophioglossum gramineum var. majus K000505584 No
Oct 1, 1963 Versteeg, G.M. [1492] Indonesia Ophioglossum gramineum var. majus K000505586 No
Croft, J.R. [LAE61965] Ophioglossum gramineum var. majus K000505585 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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
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