Taxon: Asplenium nidus L.

 
Genus: Asplenium
Family: Aspleniaceae
Nomen number: 5590
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1079. 1753
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Apr-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F (see also under Asplenium australasicum))

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Indochina; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java, - Sumatra; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
    • North Indian Ocean: Maldives
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • 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)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • León, B. et al. Los helechos ornamentales en el Perú (The ornamental ferns of Peru). 2012 (Ferns Ornam Peru)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Murakami, N. et al. 1999. Molecular taxonomic study and revision of the three Japanese species of Asplenium sect. Thamnopteris J. Pl. Res. 112:15-25.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Yatabe, Y. et al. 2009. Patterns of hybrid formation among cryptic species of bird-nest fern, Asplenium nidus complex (Aspleniaceae), in West Malesia Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 160:42-63.

Check other web resources for Asplenium nidus L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.