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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.
Elaphoglossum latifolium

Native to:

Belize, Brazil West-Central, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Windward Is.

Elaphoglossum latifolium (Sw.) J.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Ecuador K000200385
Jan 1, 2003 Spruce, R. [4734], Peru K000200384
Glaziou, A.F.M. [15702], Brazil K000229692
MacFadyen [s.n.], Jamaica K000501496
Purdie [s.n.], Jamaica K000501497
Linden [2158], Cuba Elaphoglossum alismifolium K000544083 Unknown type material

First published in London J. Bot. 1: 197 (1842)

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/
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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/
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Kew Science Photographs
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