Thelypteris prolifera (Retz.) C.F.Reed

First published in Phytologia 17: 306 (1968)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Old World. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Guinea, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.
  • 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.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R., Shah, S.N. & Ullah, A. (2023). Ferns of Swat Revisited: 1-260. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India.
  • 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 Ampelopteris prolifera.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2018). DOI: 10.21248/fvss.21.55. epublication.
  • 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.
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9670] Cameroon Ampelopteris prolifera K000518553 No
Jan 1, 1996 Thomas, D.W. [9785] Cameroon Ampelopteris prolifera K000011745 No
König, J.G. [s.n.] India Ampelopteris prolifera K000951406 Type Yes
Griffith, W. [s.n.] India Ampelopteris prolifera K000951405 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight, R. [65] Sri Lanka Ampelopteris prolifera K000951404 Unknown Type Material Yes
Adam, J.G. [2392] Senegal Dryopteris prolifera K001600815 Yes

Sources

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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