Polystichum luctuosum (Kunze) T.Moore

First published in Index Fil.: 95 (1858)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Zimbabwe to S. Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Himalaya to Japan and Vietnam. It is a perennial or lithophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Free State, Japan, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Manchuria, Nepal, Netherlands, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Belgium, Florida, Louisiana

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. 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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ebihara, A. (2017). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 2: 1-507. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • Verloove, F. (2019). Manual of the Alien Plants of Belgium http://alienplantsbelgium.be.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1930 Wilford, C. [875] Polystichum tsus-simense K001040079 Unknown type material Yes
Wilford, C. [875] Polystichum tsus-simense K001040078 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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