Microsorum insigne (Blume) Copel.

First published in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 16: 112 (1929)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia. It is a rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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. [Cited as Leptochilus insignis.]

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. & Kandel, D.R. (2020). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 3: 1-191. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2007 Mahyar, U.W. [1019], Kalimantan K000559173 No
Aug 1, 2006 Andau, D. [285], Sabah K000448296 No
Aug 1, 2006 Reynoso [11332], Philippines K000603279 No
Aug 1, 2006 Reynoso [11332], Philippines K000603278 No
Jan 1, 1995 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Philippines K000603187 No
Jan 1, 1995 Cuming, H. [52], Philippines K000603194 No
Jan 1, 1995 Elmer, A.D.E. [10768], Philippines K000603191 No
Jan 1, 1995 Elmer, A.D.E. [7697], Philippines K000603189 No
Jan 1, 1995 Merrill, E.D. [9537], Philippines K000603192 No
Jan 1, 1995 Copeland, E.S. [79], Philippines K000603190 No
Jan 1, 1995 Elmer, A.D.E. [10169], Philippines K000603186 No
Jan 1, 1995 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Philippines K000603193 No
Jan 1, 1995 Elmer, A.D.E. [9383], Philippines K000603188 No
Oct 1, 1990 Cuming, H. [s.n.], Philippines K000603280 No
Oct 1, 1990 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Sumatera K000559174 No
Oct 1, 1990 Cuming, H. [52], Philippines K000603281 No
Oct 1, 1990 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Sumatera K000559175 No
Nov 18, 1985 Copeland, E.B. [51], Philippines K000603282 No
Nov 15, 1985 Holttum, R.E. [SFN25274], Sabah K000559182 No
Nov 15, 1985 Hallier, J.G. [374], Jawa K000559177 No
Nov 15, 1985 Clemens, J. [27291], Sabah K000559184 No
Nov 14, 1985 Molesworth Allen, B.E.G. [4033], Malaysia K000571112 No
Nov 14, 1985 Molesworth Allen, B.E.G. [5000], Malaysia K000571114 No
Nov 14, 1985 Piggott, A.G. [3111], Malaysia K000571116 No
Nov 14, 1985 Piggott, A.G. [3111], Malaysia K000571117 No
Nov 14, 1985 Sinclair, J. [214], Malaysia K000571121 No
Nov 14, 1985 Holttum, R.E. [SFN23501], Malaysia K000571115 No
Nov 14, 1985 Ridley, H.N. [13978], Malaysia K000571120 No
Nov 14, 1985 Piggott, A.G. [3111], Malaysia K000571118 No
Nov 14, 1985 Holttum, R.E. [SFN32699], Malaysia K000571113 No
Nov 14, 1985 Norris, W. [s.n.], Malaysia K000571119 No
Nov 12, 1985 Wallich [295], Nepal K000959751 Yes
Nov 11, 1985 Hancock, W. [100], China K000959704 Unknown type material Yes
Nov 11, 1985 Henry, A. [10089], Yunnan K000959703 Unknown type material Yes
Jan 1, 1985 Beaman, J.H. [10602], Sabah K000559183 No
Parris, B.S. [8901], Sabah K000559179 No
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000959754 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000959755 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000959759 Yes
Chew, W.L. [1183], Sabah K000559181 No
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000959761 Yes
Matthew, C.G. [670], Sumatera K000559176 holotype Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000959758 Yes
Chew, W.L. [577], Sabah K000559178 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000959752 Yes
Wallich [s.n.], India K000959757 Yes
Parris, B.S. [8901], Sabah K000559180 No
s.coll. [11], Philippines K000603195 Unknown type material Yes
Simons, C.J. [s.n.], India K000959756 Yes
Griffith [s.n.], India K000959753 Yes
Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000959760 Yes
Nov 18, 1985 Loher, A. [957], Philippines Microsorum decurrens K000636941 No
Nov 18, 1985 Elmer, A.D.E. [17550], Philippines Microsorum decurrens K000636938 No
Nov 18, 1985 Loher, A. [958], Philippines Microsorum decurrens K000636942 No
Nov 18, 1985 Elmer, A.D.E. [18211], Philippines Microsorum decurrens K000636939 No
Nov 15, 1985 Sinclair, J. [9477], Philippines Microsorum decurrens K000636940 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 295], Nepal Polypodium dilatatum K001109735 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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
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