1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Blechnum L.
      1. Blechnum occidentale L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.


    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Native from Colombia.
    Alt. 50 - 2850 m.
    Not Evaluated.

    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

    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016, Instituto Humboldt 2014).



    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Galápagos, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Azores, Bermuda, Hawaii, India, Queensland, Sri Lanka

    Blechnum occidentale L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2013 Stannard, B.L. [2591], Brazil K000902127
    Jan 1, 2013 Heringer, E.P. [17041], Brazil K000902126
    Jan 1, 1997 Oliveira, M. [167], Brazil K000902123
    Jan 1, 1986 Amaral, I.L. [898], Brazil K000902231
    Jan 1, 1979 Anderson, W.R. [9956], Brazil K000902125
    Nov 11, 1977 Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902882
    Nov 11, 1977 Preitors, P.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902875
    Nov 8, 1977 s.coll. [315], Brazil K000902865
    Apr 1, 1975 Sucre, D. [1683], Brazil K000902114
    Apr 1, 1975 Sucre, D. [2590], Brazil K000902115
    Apr 1, 1975 Ichaso, C.L.F. [111], Brazil K000902877
    Jan 1, 1971 Irwin, H.S. [26864], Brazil K000902124
    Jan 1, 1970 Irwin, H.S. [10793], Brazil K000902862
    Jan 1, 1964 Sandeman, C. [s.n.], Brazil K000902118
    Jan 1, 1944 Heringer, E.P. [1360], Brazil K000902109
    Jan 1, 1872 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000902883
    Guatemala K000633389
    Brazil K000633407 holotype
    Hunt, D.R. [6280], Brazil K000902866
    H. [s.n.], Brazil K000902870
    Degener, O. [5642] K000722655
    s.coll. [5363], Rio de Janeiro K000633403 isotype
    Spruce, R. [5330], Ecuador K000006874
    Blanchet [2456], Brazil K000902880
    Irwin, H.S. [2697], Brazil K000902110
    Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K000902884
    Bolland, G. [s.n.], Brazil K000902111
    Bolland, G. [s.n.], Brazil K000902112
    Galeotti, H.G. [6397], Veracruz K000633391 isosyntype
    Liebmann [s.n.], Veracruz K000633388 lectotype
    Smith, L.B. [1340], Brazil K000902861
    Poeppig [s.n.] K000633390 isotype
    Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Brazil K000633408 holotype
    Croxall, J.P. [399], Brazil K000902121
    Miers, J. [176], Brazil K000902116
    Rosenstock [s.n.] K000633405
    Moore, T. [s.n.] K001092772 holotype
    Fox [126], Brazil K000902872
    MacGillivray, J. [184], Brazil K000902119
    Sellow [s.n.], Brazil K000902878
    Sodiro, L. [33/3] K000633426 isotype
    Jürgens., L.C. [262], Rio Grande do Sul K000633404
    Jürgens., L.C. [262], Rio Grande do Sul K000633406 isotype
    Traill, J.W.H. [1353], Brazil K000902863
    Traill, J.W.H. [1353], Brazil K000902864
    Wilson, K.A. [5] K000722656
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [7241], Brazil K000902113
    Glaziou, A.F.M. [7943], Brazil K000902117
    Cunningham [s.n.], Brazil K000902120
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [4836], Brazil K000902107
    Mexia, Y.E.J. [4416], Brazil K000902108
    Morley, H. [127] K000722653
    Neal, M.C. [s.n.] K000722654
    Gardner [1903], Brazil K000902860
    Gardner [48], Brazil K000902874
    Gardner [1903], Brazil K000902876
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000902871
    s.coll. [1686] K000902881
    Burchell [990], Brazil K000902867
    Burchell [1183], Brazil K000902868
    Burchell [5930], Brazil K000902869
    Martius [371], Brazil K000902873
    Glaziou [4378], Brazil K000902859
    Wilson, D.G. [6431], Brazil K000902122
    [Irwing] [s.n.] K000902879

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1077 (1753)

    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.


    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • 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
    • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.


    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
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