Microsorum linguiforme

Distribution

Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present; India present (Kerala present); Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present) 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

Synonymy

Microsorum linguiforme (Mett.) Copel. in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 16: 116. 1929
  • Polypodium linguiforme Mett. in Miq., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 2: 228. 1866
  • Pleopeltis linguiforme Alderw. in Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 27: 6. 1909
    • Unknown type category: Zippelius s.n.
  • =Polypodium annabellae H.O. Forbes in J. Bot. 26: 33. 1888
  • Pleopeltis annabellae Alderw. in Bull. Dép. Agric. Indes Néerl. 27: 5. 1909
  • Dendroconche annabellae Copel. in Philipp. J. Sc. Bot. 6: 91. 1911
    • Type: Forbes s.n.
  • =Polypodium cyclobasis Baker, Kew Bull.: 42. 1896
    • Unknown type category: Micholitz s.n.
  • =Polypodium schumannianum Diels in K. Schum. & Lauterb., Fl. Schutzgeb. Südsee: t. 3C, D. 1900
  • Pleopeltis musifolia var. schumanniana Rosenst. in Nova Guinea 8: 729. 1912
  • Microsorum schumannianum Copel., Gen. Fil.: 196. 1947
    • Type: Hellwig 238.
  • =Pleopeltis dendroconchoides Alderw. in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg III: 165. 1910
    • Unknown type category: Jacobson s.n.
    • Unknown type category: Jacobson s.n. (L).
  • =Dendroconche kingii Copel. in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 12: 407. 1931
    • Unknown type category: King 387.