Pleocnemia cumingiana

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Pleocnemia cumingiana


Asia-Temperate: Taiwan (Taiwan present), Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present); New Guinea present; Philippines (Philippines present), Pacific: Fiji (Fiji present); Samoa (Samoa present), Solomons present
Taiwan; in Malesia: Moluccas, Philippines, New Guinea; Solomons, Fiji, Samoa.


Rechinger reported that the trunks of this species attained a length of 10 m and were used for house-building in Samoa; this was certainly an error; trunks so used would be from species of Cyatheaceae.


Holttum 1951: p. 188. – In: Reinwardtia: f. 20
Bedd. 1866: Ferns Brit. India: 1. 134 for fragm. fert. only
Presl 1974 – In: Kew Bull.: 382
Christ 1908 – In: Rechinger, Akad. Wiss. Wien M.- N. Kl.: 48
C. Chr. 1934 – In: Bernice P. Bishop Mus. Bull.: 101
Presl 1969 – In: Novit. Bot. Delect. Seminum Horti Bot. Univ. Carol. Prag.: 46
Christ 1907 – In: Philipp. J. Sci.: Bot. 158
1883: Handb. Ferns Brit. India: 228