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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics.
Nephrolepis cordifolia

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Arizona, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Alabama, Algeria, Argentina Northwest, Azores, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Georgia, Morocco, New Zealand South, Pakistan, Paraguay, Spain, St.Helena, Swaziland

Nephrolepis Schott appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2004 Anonymous [144], Malaysia K000236709
Oct 1, 2004 BCS [SAN86728], Malaysia K000236711
Oct 1, 2004 Clemens, J. [27297], Malaysia K000236710
Jan 1, 2003 Pulsford, M. [UPNG79], Papua New Guinea K000084851
Said, I.M. [BRUN15879], Brunei K000376876
Sands, M.J.S. [6629], Indonesia K000420169
Sands, M.J.S. [6629], Indonesia K000420171
Conklin, H.C. [2545], Philippines K000376028
Conklin, H.C. [2544], Philippines K000376029
Price, M.G. [577], Philippines K000084482
Awmack, C.S. [156], Indonesia K000375119
Sands, M.J.S. [6629], Indonesia K000420172
Sands, M.J.S. [6629], Indonesia K000420170
Cheeseman, L.E. [15a], Papua New Guinea K000084852
Moseley, H.N. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000084853
Pulsford, M. [UPNG215], Papua New Guinea K000084854

First published in Gen. Fil.: t. 3 (1834)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A., Joshi, B., Sribastava, A., Shankar, R. & Shukla, B.K. (2019). Classification of extant Pteridophytes: a new approach Indian Fern Journal 36: 311-341.
  • 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

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