Doodia

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Doodia

Description

Terrestrial.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; New Guinea present; Sri Lanka (Sri Lanka present) Australasia: Easter Island: present New Zealand: present Pacific:, Hawaii present Pacific Islands: present Polynesia: present
About 12 species, but the taxonomy imperfectly known, several species being quite similar. Sri Lanka to Polynesia; in Malesia: Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, New Guinea; Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands east to Hawaii and Easter Island

Taxonomy

The genus has long been recognised as distinct and no subdivisions have been proposed for it.

Citation

Parris - in Fl. Australia. 1998: 385
Parris - in New Zealand J. Bot. 1972: 587
Copel., Gen. Fil. 1947: 158
Backer & Posth., Varenfl. Jav. 1939: 148
K.U.Kramer et al. - in K.U.Kramer & P.S.Green, Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 1. 1990: 63
Alderw., Malayan Ferns. 1917: 256