Pleopeltis ecklonii (Kunze) A.R.Sm.

First published in Bot. Sci. 92: 46 (2014)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania to S. Africa. It is a rhizome lithophyte or epiphyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Pappe [s.n.], South Africa Polypodium ecklonii K000435938 Yes
Krause [117], South Africa Polypodium ecklonii K000435940 Unknown type material Yes
South Africa Polypodium ecklonii K000435939 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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