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Taxon: Pteris cretica L.

 
Genus: Pteris
Family: Pteridaceae
Nomen number: 311394
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:130. 1767
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 21-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jul-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur; F Mesoamer); ornamental (fide F Eur; F Mesoamer)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa, [Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (n.)
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas (s.)]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 2:134.
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  10. Johns, R. J. Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa. 1991 (Ferns TE Afr)
  11. Lellinger, D. B. 1989. The ferns and fern-allies of Costa Rica, Panama, and the Chocó (Part 1: Psilotaceae through Dicksoniaceae) (Pteridologia) 2A:176.
  12. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  13. Martínez, O. G. 2011. Morphology and distribution of the complex Pteris cretica L. (Pteridaceae) for the American continent (Candollea) 66:159-180.
  14. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  15. Proctor, G. R. Ferns of Jamaica. A guide to the pteridophytes. 1985 (Ferns Jam)
  16. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Pteris cretica L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=311394. Accessed 18 December 2018.