Taxon: Woodsia polystichoides D. C. Eaton

Genus: Woodsia
Family: Woodsiaceae
Nomen number: 403328
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4:110. 1858
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • holly fern woodsia  (Source: Fern Library) - English
  • iwa-denda  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Roslyn Nursery Cat. 1995)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea ; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation Kurile Islands, Sakhalin

  • Cultivated


  • 1995. Roslyn Nursery Catalogue
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  • Stuart, T. Hardy Fern Library (on-line resource). (Fern Library)

Check other web resources for Woodsia polystichoides D. C. Eaton :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.