Microsorum superficiale


Asia-Tropical:, Jawa (Jawa present); Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Sumatera (Sumatera present) India to Japan and Indochina: present
India to Japan and Indochina; in Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java.


Microsorum zippelii differs mainly in the prominent veins, and might be a variety of the present species.


Microsorum superficiale (Bedd.) Ching in Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 4: 299. 1933
  • Polypodium superficiale Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae: 123. 1828
  • Pleopeltis superficialis Bedd., Ferns Brit. India: t. 75. 1865
  • Colysis superficialis J. Sm., Hist. Fil.: 101. 1875
  • Neocheiropteris superficialis Bosman in Leiden Bot. Ser. 14: 121. 1991
    • Unknown type category: Blume s.n.
  • =Pleopeltis superficialis var. latifrons Bedd. in J. Bot. 31: 226. 1893
    • Type: Scortechini s.n.