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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics to Temp. Southern Hemisphere and Subantarctic Islands.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Ascension, Assam, Azores, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Crozet Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Fiji, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kazan-retto, Kenya, Kerguelen, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Macquarie Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Marion-Prince Edward, Marquesas, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Somalia, South Georgia, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is., Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Canary Is.

Grammitis Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hopkins, H.C.F. [854], Papua New Guinea K001053142
Nov 5, 2002 Edward, P.J. [4162], Irian Jaya Scleroglossum K001052030
Jan 1, 1990 Baldwin, J.T. [11493], Liberia Ceradenia K000435900 holotype

First published in J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 17 (1801)

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
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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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0