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Information and the images that have been collected about Elaphoglossum. 
With approximately 600 species, Elaphoglossum (Dryopteridaceae) is one of the most diverse genera of ferns (Mickel, 1995). It has a pantropical distribution, occurring principally in wet-montane and cloud forests. The center of diversity is tropical America, which harbors ca. 450 described species (Mickel, 1990). Other centers of diversity are Africa and Madagascar (ca. 70 species), and Southeast Asia (ca. 50 species) (Rouhan, 2005). 
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