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Taxon: Microsorum punctatum (L.) Copel.

 
Genus: Microsorum
Family: Polypodiaceae
Nomen number: 405260
Place of publication: Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 16:111. 1929
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania (incl. Pemba, Zanzibar), Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province (e.), KwaZulu-Natal]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: India, [Andaman and Nicobar Islands] Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Vanuatu


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Andrew, S. B. 1990. Ferns of Queensland
  3. Bosman, M. T. M. 1991. A monograph of the fern genus Microsorum (Polypodiaceae), including an attempt towards a reconstruction of the phylogenetic history of the microsoroids. Leiden Bot. Ser. 14:97-100.
  4. Carrisso, L. W. et al., eds. 1937-. Conspectus florae angolensis.
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. 1963-. Flora of southern Africa.
  7. Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan. 1993-. Flora of Taiwan, ed. 2.
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  10. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  11. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  13. Hoshizaki, B. J. & R. C. Moran. 2001. Fern grower's manual. Revised and expanded edition
  14. Jardim e Museu Agricola do Ultramar, Portugal. 1971-1973. Flora da Guine Portuguesa.
  15. Johns, R. J. 1991. Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa
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  18. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  19. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

Check other web resources for Microsorum punctatum (L.) Copel. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=405260. Accessed 21 November 2019.