Microsorum Link

First published in Hort. Berol. 2: 110 (1833), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, China North-Central, 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, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, 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., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Colombia, Florida, Puerto Rico

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.
  • Zhao, C.F., Wei, R., Zhang, X.C. & Xiang, Q.P. (2020). Backbone phylogeny of Lepisorus (Polypodiaceae) and a novel infrageneric classification based on the total evidence from plastid and morphological data. Cladistics 36: 235-258.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6322], Indonesia K000660436 No
Jul 1, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6322], Indonesia K000660435 No
Jul 1, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6322], Indonesia K000660437 No
May 2, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6266], Indonesia K000668463 No
May 2, 1997 Sands, M.J.S. [6266], Indonesia K000668462 No
Willis, F.R. [54], Indonesia 64528.000 No
Garrett, H.B.G. [391], Thailand K000706929 No
Lee, S. [487], Indonesia K000825518 No
Gideon, O.G. [78511], North Solomons K000785677 No
Gideon, O.G. [78593], North Solomons K000785678 No
Wiakabu, J. [73334], Papua New Guinea K000804987 No
Galore, M. [70056], Papua New Guinea K000785770 No
Gideon, O.G. [78511], North Solomons K000785676 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0