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

Native to:

Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Elaphoglossum welwitschii (Baker) C.Chr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2000 Congdon, T.C.E. [173], Tanzania K000824545
Sep 1, 2000 Congdon, T.C.E. [173], Tanzania K000824546
Sep 1, 2000 s.coll. [s.n.], Angola K000896881
Sep 1, 2000 Congdon, T.C.E. [173], Tanzania K000824544
Sep 1, 2000 Johnston, H.H. [s.n.], Angola K000896880
Sep 1, 2000 Congdon, T.C.E. [173], Tanzania K000824547
Jan 1, 2000 Milne-Redhead, E. [9099], Tanzania K000824543
Dec 9, 1959 Stolz, A. [696] K000824550
Dec 9, 1959 Stolz, A. [919], Kenya K000824548
Welwitsch [187], Angola K000435737 Unknown type material
Boer, M. de [791], Tanzania K000824549

First published in Index Filic.: 318 (1905)

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