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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics to Russian Far East.
Arachniodes amabilis

[FTEA]

Dryopteridaceae, JP Roux, M Shaffer-Fehre, B Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2007

Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome suberect to creeping
Morphology Leaves
Fronds tufted or spaced; stipe with brown or ferrugineous scales basally.
Morphology Leaves Leaf lamina
Lamina broadly triangular to pentagonal, herbaceous to coriaceous; lower pinnae much developed basiscopically (in African species), much dissected, the ultimate segments dentate-aristate (in African species).
Morphology Leaves Leaf veins
Veins free; rachis with ridges on the ventral surface not continuous with leaf margin
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sori
Sori circular with rounded reniform indusia.
Note
A genus of about 200 described species (but probably far fewer in reality) mostly in the Himalayas and China, others in Australia and America, one in Africa and also one in Madagascar (see note).

Native to:

Assam, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Guatemala, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Manchuria, Marianas, Marquesas, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Primorye, Queensland, Rwanda, Sakhalin, Samoa, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

South Carolina

Arachniodes Blume appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Enum. Pl. Javae 2: 241 (1828)

Accepted by

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • 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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Enum. Pl. Jav. 2: 241 (1828)

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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