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This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Cuba

Adiantum philippense subsp. philippense appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2008 Mwasumbi, L. [3607], Tanzania Adiantum lunulatum K000197493
s.coll. [Cat. no. 77], India Adiantum lunulatum K001109197
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 77] Adiantum lunulatum K001109190
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 77] Adiantum lunulatum K001109191
s.coll. [Cat. no. 77], India Adiantum lunulatum K001109195
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 77], Myanmar Adiantum lunulatum K001109192
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 77], Myanmar Adiantum lunulatum K001109193
s.coll. [Cat. no. 77], India Adiantum lunulatum K001109194
s.coll. [Cat. no. 77] Adiantum lunulatum K001109196

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0