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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics to E. U.S.A.
Lygodium japonicum

Native to:

Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indiana, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Line Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Rhode I., Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Thailand, Tibet, Trinidad-Tobago, Uganda, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Arkansas, Cape Provinces, Hawaii, Louisiana, Missouri, Puerto Rico, Texas

Lygodium Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2019 Yapp, R.H. [88A], Malaysia K000409565
Mar 1, 2019 Yapp, R.H. [270], Malaysia K000409567
Mar 1, 2019 Yapp, R.H. [88A], Malaysia K000409566
Yapp, R.H. [42], Malaysia K000409559
Anonymous [s.n.], Malaysia K000409564
Jermy, A. [8036], Papua New Guinea K000445041
Yapp, R.H. [42], Malaysia K000409562
Yapp, R.H. [42], Malaysia K000409560
Yapp, R.H. [42], Malaysia K000409561
Yapp, R.H. [42], Malaysia K000409563

First published in J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 7, 106 (1801)

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