Asia-Tropical: Maluku (Maluku present), W. New Guinea present
Malesia: Moluccas (Amboina, without collector's name at B, K, L, also one cult. Hort. Bog. at L); W. New Guinea.
The New Guinea specimens (Kane- hira & Hatusima 12837) have lamina 30 cm long with 50 pairs of pinnae, largest pinnae 2.0 cm long, 0.4-0.5 cm wide above base, basal pinnae 3 mm long; a few long hairs are present on lower surface of costae.