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This species is accepted, and its native range is Caribbean, Venezuela (Mérida).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Haiti, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Azores, Lesser Sunda Is., Samoa, Tonga

Pityrogramma chrysophylla Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Skinner [s.n.], Guatemala K000633204 lectotype
s.coll. [s.n.] K001057898 Unknown type material
Seemann [945], Ecuador K000633205 lectotype
s.coll. [395], Dominica K000633183
s.coll. [71], Dominica K000633182
L'Herminier [s.n.], Guadeloupe K000633180 lectotype

First published in 3: 19 (1833)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0