Pronephrium rubrinerve

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Pronephrium rubrinerve


Asia-Tropical: New Guinea present, Melanesia present, New Hebrides present, New Ireland present, Pacific: Fiji (Fiji present), Polynesia present
Polynesia (Fiji), Melanesia (New Hebrides) and Malesia: New Guinea (New Ireland).


In 1977 I reported the caudex of this species to attain a height of 30 cm, on the evi- dence of a herbarium label; but Braithwaite reports it to be prostrate, and this is also true of a plant he sent from the New Hebrides, cultivated at Kew.


Kuhn 1869 – In: Verh. Zool. Bot. Ges. Wien: 576
Holttum 1977 – In: Allertonia: 213
Brownlie 1977: Pterid. Fiji: 258
Copel. 1949 – In: J. Arn. Arb.: 438
v.A.v.R. 1917: Handb.: 316