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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Central African Repu, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Sudan

Isoetes welwitschii A.Braun ex Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 14, 2004 Napper, D.M. [1868], Kenya 33207.000
Jan 1, 1966 Welwitsch [166], Angola K000351303 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1966 Welwitsch [166], Angola K000351304 Unknown type material

First published in Filic. Afr.: 196 (1868)

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.

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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