Asia-Tropical, Lesser Sunda Is present, Timor present
Malesia: Lesser Sunda Is. (Timor), only known from the type.
The type bears the name Aspidium solutum nov. sp. in Blume's hand, also Aspidium hispidulum var. ß Mett. and is evidently the one referred to by Mettenius and Miquel, but they give ZiPPELius as collector whereas the specimen here cited bears the collector's name Spanoghe. A. hispidulum Decne (P)= Christella hispidula.