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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Caroline Islands.

Native to:

Assam, Borneo, Caroline Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Dryopteris sparsa (D.Don) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [7991], Indonesia K000689814
May 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [7991], Indonesia K000689815
May 1, 1997 Johns, R.J. [7991], Indonesia K000689816
Aug 1, 1991 Widjaja, E.A. [4386], Indonesia K000689817
Aug 1, 1991 Widjaja, E.A. [4386], Indonesia K000689818
Aug 1, 1991 Widjaja, E.A. [4386], Indonesia K000689819
Jan 1, 1986 Carr, C.E. [14386], Papua New Guinea K000689828
Feb 15, 1982 Croft, J.R. [585], Papua New Guinea K000689822
Jan 1, 1981 Buysman, M. [54], Indonesia K000660507
Mar 1, 1975 s.coll. [s.n.], Indonesia K000660495
Jan 1, 1930 Curtis, C. [6], Indonesia K000660502
Clemens, J. [29057], Malaysia K000660522
Holttum, R.E. [25576], Malaysia K000660523
Johns, R.J. [6684] K000660514
Johns, R.J. [6684] K000660515
Johns, R.J. [6684] K000660516
Johns, R.J. [6690] K000660517
Millar, A. [15736], Papua New Guinea K000689823
Parris, B.S. [10822], Malaysia K000660518
Parris, B.S. [8570], Malaysia K000660519
Parris, B.S. [11516], Malaysia K000660520
Parris, B.S. [9036], Malaysia K000660521
Parris, B.S. [4258], Papua New Guinea K000689832
Parris, B.S. [4307], Papua New Guinea K000689833
Parris, B.S. [10117], Papua New Guinea K000689834
Parris, B.S. [8059], Papua New Guinea K000689820
Parris, B.S. [10288], Papua New Guinea K000689821
Parris, B.S. [8074], Papua New Guinea K000689830
Parris, B.S. [8074], Papua New Guinea K000689831
Parris, B.S. [6161], Philippines K000699338
Parris, B.S. [5689], Philippines K000699339
Loher, A. [852], Philippines K000699336
Beccari, O. [470], Indonesia K000660494
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Indonesia K000660493
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], China K001080908 Unknown type material
Afriastini, J.J. [533], Indonesia K000660505
Afriastini, J.J. [533], Indonesia K000660506
Kostermans, A.J.G.H. [18846], Indonesia K000660509
Hullett [s.n.], Indonesia K000660499
Hose, C. [289], Malaysia K000660512
Hose, C. [s.n], Malaysia K000660513
Hancock, W. [18], Indonesia K000672108
Wallich, N. [1390], Nepal K001080977
Wallich, N. [390], Nepal K001080978
Wallich, N. [390], Nepal K001080979
Iwatsuki, k. [B2951], Indonesia K000660510
Blackwood, B. [216], Papua New Guinea K000689824
Kato, M. [B3667], Indonesia K000660511
Kato, M. [C6851], Indonesia K000660524
Kato, M. [C6851], Indonesia K000660525
Kato, M. [C7405], Indonesia K000660527
Kato, M. [C1101], Indonesia K000660528
Kato, M. [C1101], Indonesia K000660529
Clunie, N.M.U. [63258], Papua New Guinea K000689837
Joncheere, G.J. de [1309a], Indonesia K000660526
Raciborski, M. [s.n], Indonesia K000660504
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000672109
Mousset, J.P. [54], Indonesia K000660496
Mousset, J.P. [150], Indonesia K000660498
Mousset, J.P. [242], Indonesia K000660508
McGregor, W. [39], Papua New Guinea K000689829
Oldham, R. [344], Japan K001080910
Croft, J.R. [1821], Papua New Guinea K000689835
Croft, J.R. [1821], Papua New Guinea K000689836
Croft, J.R. [1513], Papua New Guinea K000689825
Croft, J.R. [1470], Papua New Guinea K000689826
Croft, J.R. [1470], Papua New Guinea K000689827
s.coll. [s.n], Indonesia K000660501
Merrill, E.D. [7779], Philippines K000699337
Lobb, T. [272b], Indonesia K000660497
Lobb, T. [272b], Indonesia K000660500
Lobb, T. [272b], Indonesia K000660503
s.coll. [s.n.], China K001080907
s.coll. [377], Japan K001080909 Unknown type material

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 813 (1891)

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.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.

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