Woodsia burgessiana Gerr. ex Hook & Baker

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Synonyms: Woodsia montividensis (Spreng.) Hieron var. var. burgessiana (Gerr. ex Hook. & Baker) Schelpe
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Status: Doubtful
The occurence of this species in Zimbabwe is based on herbarium specimens at SRGH under this name (Mapaura & Timberlake, 2004; Roux 2009). However other literature (Crouch et all., 2011; Burrows, 1990; Jacobsen, 1983) do not mention Zimbabwe as part of the distribution area. Herbarium specimens need to be checked and confirmed.
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Altitude range: (metres)
Worldwide distribution: Lesotho, Madagascar, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Lithophyte, terrestrial.
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Burrows, J.E. (1990). Southern African Ferns and Fern Allies. Frandsen, Sandton. Pages 297 - 298. As W. montevidensis var. burgessiana (Includes a picture).

Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011). Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature Pages 708 - 709. (Includes a picture).

Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983). The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria. Pages 430 - 432. As W. montevidensis var. burgessiana (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 11. As W. montividensis

Roux, J.P. (2001). Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13 Page 140. As W. montividensis (Includes a picture).

Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighbouring islands Page 220.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Woodsia burgessiana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Woodsia burgessiana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Woodsia burgessiana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Woodsia burgessiana
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iNaturalist: Woodsia burgessiana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Woodsia burgessiana
JSTOR Plant Science: Woodsia burgessiana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Woodsia burgessiana
Plants of the World Online: Woodsia burgessiana
Tropicos: Woodsia burgessiana
Wikipedia: Woodsia burgessiana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Woodsia burgessiana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=102060, retrieved 29 September 2023

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