Asplenium - Aspleniaceae

Asplenium cornutum Alston

 

 

 

 

Synonyms

Common name

Description

Both Tardieu-Blot (1964) and Beentje (2008) find this species to be close to, or identical with A. theciferum. This is also the vieuw of POWO. I follow these views.
A. theciferum

Notes

Derivation

Habitat

In montane forest or bamboo thickets.

Distribution worldwide

See African distribution.

Distribution in Africa

Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (incl. Bioko), Kenya, Uganda.

Growth form

Epiphytic.

Literature

  • Beentje, H.J. (2008) Aspleniaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa, Page 55. (Note under A. theciferum)
  • Roux, J.P. (2009) Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands. Strelitzia 23, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Page 83.
  • Tardieu-Blot, M.-L. (1964) Ptéridophytes vol.3. Flore du Cameroun, Page 225. (Includes a picture).
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