Phymatosorus Pic.Serm.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Howland-Baker Is., India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Florida, Hawaii, Puerto Rico

Phymatosorus Pic.Serm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Webbia 28: 457 (1973)

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.
  • Wei, R. & Zhang, X.C. (2022). A revised subfamilial classification of Polypodiaceae based on plastome, nuclear ribosomal and morphological evidence. Taxon 71: 288-306.

Not accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Microsorum.]

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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