Microsorum membranifolium

Distribution

Asia-Temperate: Asia-Tropical:, Borneo present; India present; Jawa (Jawa present); Lesser Sunda Is. present; Malaya (Peninsular Malaysia present); Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present); Sulawesi (Sulawesi present); Sumatera (Sumatera present) New Ireland: present Pacific: present, Fiji (Fiji present); Marquesas (Marquesas present) Society Is: present Solomon Islands: present Sri Lanka to Indochina: present
India, Sri Lanka to Indochina, China. In Malesia: Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Lesser Sunda Islands, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi, Moluccas, New Guinea (including New Ireland). PacificSolomon Islands, Fiji, Society Is., Marquesas

Morphology

In areas where M. rubidum occurs the marginal vein is often obscure or absent. Microsorum ithycarpum is a form with less prominent venation.

Citation

Tardieu & C. Chr. - in Fl. Indo-Chine. 1941
Blume, Fl. Javae. Filic. 1829: t. 70
Brownlie - in Nova Hedwigia Beih. 1977: 381
Backer & Posth., Varenfl. Java. 1939: 222
Noot. - in Blumea. 1997: 339

Synonymy

Microsorum membranifolium (R. Br.) Ching in Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 10: 239. 1941
  • Polypodium membranifolium R. Br., Prodr.: 147. 1810
    • Unknown type category: Banks s.n.
  • =Polypodium plukenettii C. Presl in Reliq. Haenk. 1: 21. 1825
    • Type: Haenke s.n.
  • =Polypodium nigrescens Blume, Enum. Pl. Javae: 126. 1828
  • Phymatodes nigrescens J. Sm., Ferns Brit. & For.: 94. 1866
  • Pleopeltis nigrescens Bedd., Handb. Ferns Brit. India: 367. 1883
  • Microsorum nigrescens Copel. in Occ. Pap. B. P. Bish. Mus. 14: 74. 1938
  • Phymatosorus nigrescens Pichi Serm. in Webbia 28: 459. 1973
    • Unknown type category: Blume s.n.
  • =Polypodium saccatum E.J. Lowe in Ferns 2: t. 59. 1858
    • Type
  • =Pleopeltis temenimborensis Alderw. in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg II: 23. 1912
    • Unknown type category: Gjellerup 794.
  • =Polypodium ithycarpum Copel. in Philipp. J. Sc. Bot. 12: 64. 1917
  • Microsorum ithycarpum Parris in Parris, Beaman & Beaman, The plants of Mount Kinabalu. I. Ferns and fern allies: 105. 1991
    • Unknown type category: Topping 1578.
  • =Microsorum alternifolium, Gen. Fil.: 197. 1947
  • =???