Microsorum linguiforme

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Microsorum linguiforme

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneopresent; Indiapresent (Keralapresent); Maluku (Malukupresent); New Guineapresent; Sulawesi (Sulawesipresent); Sumatera (Sumaterapresent) Fiji Is: present Pacific: present Solomon Is: present
Malesia: Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea. outside Malesia: India (Kerala); PacificSolomon Is., Fiji Is.

Taxonomy

This species is very close to M. rampans, and might be conspecific.

Uses

Uncooked, salted fronds are locally eaten in New Guinea.

Citation

Bosman - in Leiden Bot. Ser. 1991: 88
Noot. - in Blumea. 1997: 332