Where do Ferns Live?

The percentage value represents the number of ferns (and lycophytes) in the country divided by the number of ferns in the world, 12,768

The Köppen classification depends on average monthly values of temperature and precipitation
The most commonly used form of the Köppen classification has five primary types labeled A to E
The primary types are A, tropical; B, dry; C, mild mid-latitude; D, cold mid-latitude; and E, polar
The five primary classifications can be further divided into secondary classifications such as rain forest, monsoon, tropical savanna, humid subtropical, humid continental, oceanic climate, Mediterranean climate, steppe, subarctic climate, tundra, polar ice cap, and desert

This table shows the fern count for all the countries that have at least 1% of the total fern count

CountryCount%
China 188814.78
Colombia169713.29
Ecuador147611.56
Brazil134910.56
New Guinea 128710.07
Peru12489.77
Venezuela 12369.68
Bolivia11809.24
Costa Rica 11438.95
Mexico10428.16
India 10298.05
Philippines 10177.96
Borneo 9897.74
Panama9477.41
Vietnam8516.66
Sulawesi 7786.09
Myanmar7445.82
Taiwan 7385.78
Thailand7365.76
Sumatera 7345.74
Guatemala7185.62
peninsular Malaysia 6875.38
Moluccas [Maluku] 6765.29
Japan 6725.26
Madagascar6695.23
Honduras6465.05
Nicaragua6084.76
Hispaniola 5904.62
Nepal5584.37
Jamaica5564.35
Cuba5504.3
Jawa 5444.26
Bhutan5344.18
Guyana 5254.11
Tibet [Xizang]4883.82
Australia 4543.55
Solomon Isl. 4443.47
USA 4363.41
Tanzania 4013.14
El Salvador3712.9
Argentina3702.89
Lesser Sunda Isl. 3652.85
Puerto Rico 3602.81
D.R. Congo 3322.6
Sri Lanka3322.6
French Guiana3302.58
Surinam3212.51
Ryukyu Isl. 3112.43
Fiji3082.41
Trinidad & Tobago2912.27
Guadeloupe 2872.24
New Caledonia 2822.2
Kenya2792.18
Cameroon2762.16
South Korea 2742.14
Zimbabwe2722.13
Uganda2702.11
South Africa2702.11
Belize2612.04
Bismarck Arch. 2592.02
Laos2551.99
La Reunion2481.94
Paraguay2421.89
Malawi2351.84
Palawan 2321.81
[Western] Samoa2261.77
Mozambique2251.76
Martinique2241.75
Bangladesh2171.69
Bioko Isl. 2131.66
Congo [Brazzaville]2111.65
Angola 2031.58
Mauritius 2011.57
Society Isl. 1971.54
Cambodia1961.53
Dominica1961.53
Liberia1921.5
Nigeria1921.5
New Zealand 1901.48
Vanuatu1901.48
Burundi1811.41
Ethiopia1781.39
Zambia1761.37
Rwanda1751.37
Gabon1731.35
Canada1721.34
Singapore1711.33
Sudan1701.33
Hawaii 1691.32
St. Vincent and the Grenadines1691.32
Guinea [Conakry]1681.31
Comores 1631.27
Ghana1581.23
Ivory Coast1571.22
Grenada1541.2
American Samoa1521.19
São Tomé1471.15
Federal States of Micronesia 1431.11
Pakistan1391.08
Sierra Leone1381.08
Russian Far East 1371.07
Equatorial Guinea 1361.06
St. Kitts & Nevis1311.02

Data from Hassler, Michael (2004 – 2020): World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. Version 11.1; last update Dec. 8, 2020. – www.worldplants.de