1. Family: Dennstaedtiaceae Pic.Serm.
    1. Genus: Pteridium Gleditsch
      1. Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, N. & NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Europe to Siberia and Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Antipodean Is., Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Chatham Is., Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Magadan, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Selvagens, Sicilia, Socotra, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Egypt, South Australia

    Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1994 DuPuy D.J. [2375], Madagascar K000215027
    Jan 1, 1981 Croat, Thomas B. [28487], Madagascar K000215025
    Jan 1, 1981 Croat, Thomas B., Madagascar K000215026
    Jan 1, 1965 Olsen, S. [900], Philippines K000516169
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516154
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516155
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516156
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516157
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516158
    Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516159
    Jul 6, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M525], Philippines K000516152
    Jul 6, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M525], Philippines K000516153
    Carr, C.E. [13228], Papua New Guinea K000519195
    Melville, R., United Kingdom 24342.000
    Brass, L.J. [30771], Papua New Guinea K000519196
    Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516160
    Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516161
    Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516162
    Cuming, H. [100], Philippines K000516164
    Cuming, H. [353], Philippines K000516170
    Cuming, H. [353], Philippines K000516171
    Elmer, A.D.E. [8259], Philippines K000516165
    Elmer, A.D.E. [10349], Philippines K000516172
    Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519192
    Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519193
    Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519194
    McGillivray [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000519197
    Conklin, H.C. [78615], Philippines K000516167
    Edaño, G.E. [21242], Philippines K000516173
    Mendoza, D.R. [40924], Philippines K000516163
    Mendoza, D.R. [17220], Philippines K000516166
    Leaño, I. [35558], Philippines K000516168
    Cope, T.A [RBG 182], Great Britain K000914002
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 100], Myanmar Pteris firma K001109251
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 113], Nepal Pteris recurvata K001109305
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 113], Nepal Pteris recurvata K001109306

    First published in O.Kersten, Reis. Ost-Afrika 3(3): 11 (1879)

    Accepted by

    • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florasi (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakfi/Nezahat Gökyigit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
    • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
    • Mickel, J. T. & Smith., A. R. (2004). The Pteridophytes of Mexico Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 88: 1-1054.
    • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
    • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
    • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
    • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
    • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
    • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
    • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    Sources

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