Acrostichum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1067 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Territory, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A., Joshi, B., Sribastava, A., Shankar, R. & Shukla, B.K. (2019). Classification of extant Pteridophytes: a new approach. Indian Fern Journal 36: 311-341.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Boerlage, H. [s.n.] Indonesia K000427607 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 21] Mauritius K001109042 Unknown Type Material Yes
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492215 No
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492216 No
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492213 No
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492212 No
Buchanan-Hamilton, F. [Cat. no. 29] India K000639702 Isotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2167] K001115355 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 21] Mauritius K001109043 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lobb, T. [s.n.] Malaysia K000427605 No
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492214 No
Lobb, T. Malaysia K000427606 No
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 28] K001109053 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 16] Nepal K001109032 Unknown Type Material Yes
Grimes, J.W.; Muat, F. [1539] Indonesia K000492217 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 28] India K001109055 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 28] Burma K001109054 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0