Thelypteris interrupta (Willd.) K.Iwats.

First published in J. Jap. Bot. 38: 314 (1963)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Niger, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Algeria, Morocco

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • 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. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Ponce, M.M. (2019). Flora del Paraguay Thelypteridaceae: 1-78. Editions des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la ville de Genève.
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

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 Cyclosorus interruptus.]

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • Iwatsuki, J. Jap. Bot. 38(10): 314 (1963).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Herrera, K., Lorence, D.H., Flynn, T. & Balick, M.J. (2010). Checklist of the Vascular plants of Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia with local names and uses. Allertonia 10: 1-204.
  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes. 2 , Athyriaceae - Polypodiaceae. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(2): 1-476. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Bernal, R., S.R. Gradstein & M. Celis (eds.). 2019. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [9246] Zambia Cyclosorus interruptus K001574960 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Merrett, L.; Vollesen, K. [8650] Zambia Cyclosorus interruptus K001574966 Yes
Deplanche, É. [161] New Caledonia Cyclosorus interruptus K000951446 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] New Zealand Cyclosorus interruptus K000951447 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] New Zealand Cyclosorus interruptus K000951448 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 301] India Polypodium secundum K001109753 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 301] Singapore Polypodium secundum K001109754 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 301] India Polypodium secundum K001109752 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1996 Wheatley, J.I. [765] Cameroon Cyclosorus tottus K000011746 No

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