Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present E New Guinea: present S & Central Celebes: present
Malesia: Borneo, S & Central Celebes, E New Guinea.
See comment under T. labrusca. Copeland (I. c. 1911) was the first person to note that Aspidium labrusca sensu Hook. (1864) was based on specimens of two species; he distinguished between them in the brief diagnosis of his species.
Tectaria brooksii in Philipp. J. Sci. 6: Bot. 137, pl. 20b. 1911
- ≡Aspidium brooksii, Index Filic.: 7. 1913
- ≡Dictyopteris brooksii, Malayan Ferns: 322. 1917