Taxon: Ceratopteris thalictroides (L.) Brongn.

 
Genus: Ceratopteris
Family: Pteridaceae
Nomen number: 400378
Place of publication: Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris sér. 3, 8:186. 1822 ("1821")
Name Verified on: 09-Oct-2014 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Weed: (fide Econ FWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan; Yemen - Socotra
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Gabon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Saudi Arabia; Yemen
    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Hainan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Shandong, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

    . possibly adventive or natzd. weed in some areas

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
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  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. 1994 (F Mesoamer)
  • Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. 1963- (F SAfr)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. 1960- (F Zamb)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer) 2:120.
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
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  • Proctor, G. R. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53:1-389. 1989 (Ferns PR VirgI)
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  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
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  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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