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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Comoros, Madagascar, Réunion,.
Elaphoglossum acrostichoides

[FWTA]

Lomariopsidaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Epiphyte in forest; up to 8, 000 ft. alt.

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Comoros, Ethiopia, Free State, Ghana, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Réunion, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Elaphoglossum acrostichoides (Hook. & Grev.) Schelpe appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2005 Wrq, L. [8069], Tanzania K000783772
Jan 1, 2001 Upson, T. [101], Cameroon K000108905
Jan 1, 2000 Geilinger, W. [776], Tanzania K000783766
Jan 1, 2000 Faden, R.B. [74/1323], Kenya K000783758
Jan 1, 2000 Kisena, C. [637], Tanzania K000783810
Jan 1, 2000 Dowsett- Lemaire, F. [1155], Malawi K000856413
Jan 1, 2000 Dowsett- Lemaire, F. [1213], Malawi K000856414
Jan 1, 2000 Kisena, C. [637], Tanzania K000783764
Jan 1, 1999 Hall, J.B. [s.n.], Tanzania K000783819
Jan 1, 1999 Richards, H.M. [14261], Tanzania K000783814
Jan 1, 1999 Kisena, C. [572], Tanzania K000783817
Jan 1, 1999 Hall, J.B. [s.n.], Tanzania K000783818
Jan 1, 1999 Richards, H.M. [14265], Tanzania K000783767
Jan 1, 1999 Hall, J.B. [s.n.], Tanzania K000783820
Jan 1, 1999 Stolz, A. [876], Tanzania K000783769
Jan 1, 1999 Faden, R.B. [69/1153], Uganda K000803006
Jan 1, 1999 Stolz, A. [854], Tanzania K000783768
Jun 9, 1982 Chapman, J.D. [5755], Malawi K000856415
Jun 9, 1982 Chapman, J.D. [5791], Malawi K000856441
Jun 9, 1982 Chapman, J.D. [5536], Malawi K000856440
May 18, 1982 Brummitt, R.K. [15910], Malawi K000856445
Jan 1, 1966 Fisher [438], Zimbabwe K000896164
Jan 1, 1966 Chapman, J.D. [603], Malawi K000856444
Jan 1, 1966 Jefford, T.G. [1841], Tanzania K000783813
Timberlake, J. [5259], Mozambique K000613988
Richards, H.M. [14261], Tanzania K000804129
Richards, H.M. [26849], Tanzania K000783771
Schelpe, E. [7048], Mozambique K000856412
Dowsett- Lemaire, F. [1140], Malawi K000856448
Grimshaw, J.M. [93/958], Tanzania K000783816
Bigger, M. [1961], Tanzania K000783765
Wrigley, T.C. [442], Equatorial Guinea K000853322
Fisher, B.S. [1572], Zimbabwe K000856450
Greenway, P.J. [12463], Tanzania K000783812
Last, J.T. [s.n.], Mozambique K000856438
Faden, R.B. [71/195], Kenya K000783761
Faden, R.B. [69/531], Kenya K000783762
Tweedie, M. [2684], Kenya K000803004
Faden, R.B. [72/309], Kenya K000783763
Adamson, G. [388], Malawi K000856442
Polhill, R. [1654], Tanzania K000783770
Dowsett- Lemaire, F. [1046], Malawi K000856447
Faden, R.B. [70/96], Kenya K000783760
Buchanan, J. [458], Malawi K000856443
Bigger, M. [2517], Ghana K000853320
Faden, R.B. [69/545], Kenya K000783759
Blackmore, S. [386 A], Malawi K000856449
Lock, J.M. [69/253], Uganda K000803005
Thomas, D.W. [3821], Tanzania K000783811
Hall, J.B. [3668], Ghana K000853321
Wood, G.H.S. [282B], Uganda K000803001
Chase, N.C. [7331], Zimbabwe K000896165
Richards, H.M. [16573], Malawi K000856446
Grimshaw, J.M. [93/857], Tanzania K000783815
Biegel, H.M. [2825], Mozambique K000856439

First published in J. S. African Bot. 30: 196 (1964)

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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.

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