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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, N. Yemen.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Comoros, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Réunion, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Arthropteris orientalis (Gmel.) Posth. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [2636], Cameroon K000108948
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3300], Cameroon K000108952
Aug 1, 2001 Zapfack, L. [957], Cameroon K000108947
Jul 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [145], Cameroon K000108946
Jul 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3438], Cameroon K000108953
Nov 1, 1993 Cable, S. [21], Cameroon K000108961
Nov 1, 1993 Lane, P. [11], Cameroon K000011755
Jan 1, 1968 Richards, H.M. [22110], Zambia K000115140
Feb 6, 1938 Wilson, C.T. [5], Uganda K000435685 Unknown type material
Bouton [s.n.], Mauritius K000435681
Humblot, L. [274], Comoros K000435682 Unknown type material
Morton, J.K. [s.n.], Cameroon K000696661
Kamau [596], Kenya K000696606
Gilpin, H. [s.n.], Madagascar K000435683 Unknown type material
Madagascar K000435684

First published in Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 21: 218 (1924)

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.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Tard. in Mém. I.F.A.N. 28: 159, t. 7, fig. 11, 12 (1953).
  • in Rec.Trav. Bot. Néerl. 21 : 218 (1924)

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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