1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Blechnum L.
      1. Blechnum cordatum (Desv.) Hieron.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. South America, Falkland Islands. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 200 - 3100 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Chile Central, Chile South, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Is., Guyana, Juan Fernández Is., Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

    Blechnum cordatum (Desv.) Hieron. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 2004 Ratter, J.A. [4766], Brazil K000954311
    Aug 1, 2004 Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000954316
    Aug 1, 2004 Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000954317
    Aug 1, 2004 Anderson, W.R. [35577], Brazil K000954310
    Aug 1, 2004 Anderson, W.R. [6299], Brazil K000954312
    Aug 1, 2004 Brade, A.C. [17969], Brazil K000954318
    Aug 1, 2004 Parodi, D. [81], Brazil K000954315
    Aug 1, 2004 Glaziou, A.F.M. [7941], Brazil K000954319
    Aug 1, 2004 Gardner [143], Brazil K000954321
    Aug 1, 2004 Burchell [2245], Brazil K000954322
    Aug 1, 2004 Lindberg, C. [614], Brazil K000954320
    Jan 1, 2004 Sandeman, C. [s.n.], Brazil K000954313
    Jan 1, 1978 Gardner [5934], Brazil K000954323
    Gillies [s.n.] K000633398 Unknown type material
    Sandeman, C. [s.n.], Brazil K000954314
    Nov 1, 1976 Duarte, A.P. [6285], Brazil Blechnum itatiaiense K000954381
    Feb 1, 1976 Travassos, O.P. [405], Brazil Blechnum itatiaiense K000954380
    Jan 1, 1953 Brade, A.C. [17043], Brazil Blechnum itatiaiense K000954379
    Jan 1, 1951 Brade, A.C. [20770], Brazil Blechnum itatiaiense K000954378
    Brade, A.C. [12621], Brazil Blechnum euraddianum K000954326
    Brade, A.C. [18208], Brazil Blechnum euraddianum K000954328
    Schwacke [12322], Brazil Blechnum euraddianum K000954327
    Jan 25, 1978 Smith, L.B. [1647], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954211
    Jan 25, 1978 Fox [110], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954206
    Jan 25, 1978 Sellow [s.n.], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954209
    Jan 25, 1978 Glaziou, A. [7009], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954210
    Jan 25, 1978 Gardner [5933], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954212
    Jan 25, 1978 Burchell [482], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954208
    Jan 1, 1978 Spruce, R. [4633], Peru Blechnum arborescens K000006850
    Baker [s.n.], Brazil Blechnum arborescens K000954207
    Moritz [300], Colombia Blechnum arborescens K000633416 isotype
    Moritz [300], Colombia Blechnum arborescens K000633417 isotype

    First published in Hedwigia 47: 239 (1908)

    Not accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Parablechnum cordatum.]

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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    ColPlantA database
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