1. Family: Aspleniaceae Newman
    1. Genus: Blechnum L.
      1. Blechnum loxense (Kunth) Hook. ex Salomon

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to Venezuela and Peru. It is used as an ornamental plant and has environmental uses.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2600 - 3900 m.
    [UPB]
    Ornamentals
    Live plant (in situ) - Ornamental (Galvis & Morales 2010).
    Other Environmental Uses
    Live plant (in situ) - Ecological importance (Galvis & Morales 2010).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Common Names

    Spanish
    Helecho.

    Blechnum loxense (Kunth) Hook. ex Salomon appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1977 Moritz [298], Venezuela K000633424 isotype
    Jan 1, 1960 Spruce, R. [5331], Ecuador K000006848
    Jan 1, 1960 Sodiro, L. [34/1] K000633423 isotype

    First published in Nomencl. Gefässkrypt.: 117 (1883)

    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 loxense.]

    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
    • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

    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

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/