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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan.
Asplenium emarginatum

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Small to medium-sized terrestrial or epiphytic ferns; rhizome erect to long-creeping, densely scaly
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blade simple to 4-pinnatifid, glabrous, pubescent or with scattered scales; veins free
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sporangia
Sporangia in elliptic to linear sori, borne on one side of a vein; indusium cup-shaped or elliptic to linear, attached to the vein.
Distribution
Genus of more than 800 species, cosmopolitan.

[FTEA]

Aspleniaceae, Henk Beentje. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

Vegetative Multiplication Rhizomes
Rhizome erect or creeping, with clathrate scales, vascular cylinders with large overlapping leaf gaps (dictyostelic).
Morphology Leaves Stipes
Stipe matt or glossy, black, chestnut brown or greyish-green, glabrous or with hairs, or with clathrate scales.
Morphology Leaves
Frond simple to 4pinnatifid, glabrous, pubescent or with scattered scales, veins pinnate or flabellate, free.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sori
Sori usually elongate, but about as long as broad in some species, borne on the costal side of a vein.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sori Indusium
Indusium narrow.
Note
Over 600 species, cosmopolitan. Both Christensen in Pteridophyta of Madagascar pp. 85–86 and Ballard in the protologue of A. paucijugum point out the astonishing degree of variation occurring in many of the species of Asplenium.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Small terrestrial ferns; rhizome short, erect, densely scaly
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blade deeply pinnatifid to 2-pinnatifid, densely covered below by light brown scales; veins free or forming a reticulum
Morphology Reproductive morphology Sporangia
Sporangia in elongate sori, borne on one side of a vein; indusium inconspicuous or obsolete.
Distribution
Genus of 4–5 species in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Note
Often included in Asplenium, but with a distinctive facies.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Andaman Is., Angola, Antipodean Is., Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Ascension, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Central European Rus, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Christmas I., Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Crozet Is., Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Is., Fiji, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Føroyar, Gabon, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gilbert Is., Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kazan-retto, Kentucky, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Line Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ogasawara-shoto, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sakhalin, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tristan da Cunha, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Wallis-Futuna Is., Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Asplenium L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [3766], Cameroon K000108936
Aug 1, 2001 Cable, S. [2491], Cameroon K000108937
Aug 1, 1999 Johns, R.J. [9856], New Guinea 64274.000
Aug 1, 1999 Johns, R.J. [9771], New Guinea 64276.000
Aug 1, 1999 Johns, R.J. [9770], New Guinea 71218.000
Aug 1, 1999 Johns, R.J. [9786], New Guinea 71226.000
Madagascar K000312420
Utteridge, T.M.A. [174], Indonesia 62418.000
Johns, R.J. [10463], New Guinea 62499.000
Johns, R.J. [10444], Indonesia 72611.000
Johns, R.J. [10443], Indonesia 64542.000
Johns, R.J. [10442], Indonesia 64557.000
Johns, R.J. [10778], Indonesia 64576.000
Johns, R.J. [10779], Indonesia 72663.000
Johns, R.J. [10768], Indonesia 70000.110
Johns, R.J. [10780], Indonesia 70000.144
Johns, R.J. [10780], Indonesia 70000.140
Johns, R.J. [10780], Indonesia 70000.139
Johns, R.J. [10778], Indonesia 70000.156
Johns, R.J. [10778], Indonesia 70000.182
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [684], Papua New Guinea K000472165
Gay, H.J. [980], Papua New Guinea K000472278
Gay, H.J. [938], Papua New Guinea K000472169
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [684], Papua New Guinea K000472166
Parris, B.S. [8036], Papua New Guinea K000472283
Parris, B.S. [9494], Papua New Guinea K000472287
Gay, H.J. [980], Papua New Guinea K000472279
Gay, H.J. [980], Papua New Guinea K000472280
Gay, H.J. [980], Papua New Guinea K000472281
Parris, B.S. [8310], Papua New Guinea K000474488
Croft, J.R. [724], Papua New Guinea K000492184
Spruce, R. [4688], Peru K000200066
Laman, T.G. [312], Indonesia K000446592
Coode, M. [6237], Indonesia K000754922
Fay Louis [4817], Cameroon K000338372
Takeuchi, W. [6743], Papua New Guinea K000472273
Simpson, D.A. [2588] K000722039
Coode, M. [6024], Indonesia K000754924
Takeuchi, W. [5013], Papua New Guinea K000361046
Laman, T.G. [312], Indonesia K000446591
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [684], Papua New Guinea K000472167
Church, A.C. [439], Indonesia K000754386
Laman, T.G. [312], Indonesia K000429252
Jermy, A.C. [8285B], Papua New Guinea K000492186
Wood, J.J. [929], Indonesia K000754402
Johns, R.J. [6932] K000722078
Takeuchi, W. [5013], Papua New Guinea K000361047
Yii, P.C. [66018], Malaysia K000604489
Joanes, U. [146948], Malaysia K000699937
Parris, B.S. [8310], Papua New Guinea K000474489
Parris, B.S. [9494], Papua New Guinea K000472286
Simpson, D.A. [2331] K000722034
Wong, K.M. [666] K000604383
Gay, H.J. [654], Papua New Guinea K000472103
Simpson, D.A. [2588] K000722038
Johns, R.J. [8246], Indonesia K000490048
Yii, P.C. [66018], Malaysia K000604490
Takeuchi, W. [6743], Papua New Guinea K000472277
Simpson, D.A. [2421] K000722033
Parris, B.S. [8036], Papua New Guinea K000472282
Johns, R.J. [8246], Indonesia K000490047
Kamau [604], Kenya K000696568
Johns, R.J. [8175], Indonesia Diplora K000604902

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1078 (1753)

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.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • 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.
  • Viane, R.L.L. (2021). Aspleniaceae of Madagascar: A revision with annotations on species from the Mascarenes, the Comoros, TAAF, and continental Africa: 1-247. Published by the author.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 485 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl. 2: 1078 (1753)

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