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Taxon: Ophioglossum vulgatum L.

 
Genus: Ophioglossum
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Nomen number: 418817
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1062. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • adder's-tongue  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • English adder's-tongue  (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2) - English
  • southern adder's-tongue  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • herbe sans couture  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • hiroha-hanayasuri  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ormtunga  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Free State, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kamchatka]
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Shaanxi Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Xizang Zizhiqu, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.w.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. 2:105.
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  10. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054.
  11. Mouterde, P. 1966-. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  12. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:50-51.
  15. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  18. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Pteridophytes&FamilyID=Ophioglossaceae&GenusID=Ophioglossum&SpeciesID=pycnostichum target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Ophioglossum vulgatum L. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?418817. Accessed 20 August 2019.