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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon to Uganda and S. Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean, Mongolia to Tropical Asia and Pacific.
Pyrrosia petiolosa

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chatham Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cook Is., East Himalaya, Fiji, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, India, Inner Mongolia, Japan, Jawa, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Marianas, Mauritius, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Norfolk Is., Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Primorye, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Windward Is.

Pyrrosia Mirb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Anonymous [s.n.], Indonesia K000548378
Darnaedi, D. [2065], Indonesia K000548375
Zollinger, H. [185], Indonesia K000548376
Smith, E. [2613A], Indonesia K000548374

First published in Hist. Nat. Vég. 3: 471 (1802)

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