Asia-Tropical: Morobe Prov: present Papua New Guinea: present
Malesia: Papua New Guinea (Morobe Prov., several collections).
This species is closely allied to C. fijiensis (Hook.) Copel. but has less deeply divided pinnules, much smaller indusia, elongate basal basiscopic pinnules, and stipe-scales gradually decrescent upwards.
Ctenitis croftii in Blumea 31: 26. 1985
- Type: Papua New Guinea, Mt Misim, J. R. Croft 583 (K).
- Isotype: Papua New Guinea, Mt Misim, J. R. Croft 583 (LAE).