Taxon: Cyrtomium falcatum (L. f.) C. Presl

Genus: Cyrtomium
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Nomen number: 404576
Place of publication: Tent. pterid. 86. 1836
Name Verified on: 21-Feb-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - South Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Spencer, R. Horticultural flora of southeastern Australia. 1995-2002 (Hort F SE Aust)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. 1995 (F BritStace)
  • Tryon, R. M. et al. 1991. Part IV. (17. Dryopteridaceae) (Ferns Peru) 27:40.


Check other web resources for Cyrtomium falcatum (L. f.) C. Presl :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.