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Taxon: Athyrium alpestre (Hoppe) Nyl. ex Milde

Synonym of Athyrium distentifolium Tausch ex Opiz

Genus: Athyrium
Family: Athyriaceae
Nomen number: 411574
Place of publication: Fil. Eur. 53. 2. 1867 (non Clairv. 1811)
Link to protologue:
  • • an illegitimate later homonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53) that is unavailable for use
  • • non Athyrium alpestre Clairv. (= A. filix-femina (L.) Roth ex Mert.)
Name Verified on: 16-Dec-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  2. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  3. Fuchs, H. P. 1974. The correct name of the alpine lady fern. Candollea 29:192.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  6. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. Note: = Athyrium americanum (Butters) Maxon
  7. Lellinger, D. B. 1981. Notes on North American ferns. Amer. Fern J. 71:91. Note: = Athyrium alpestre subsp. americanum (Butters) Lellinger
  8. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Athyrium alpestre (Hoppe) Nyl. ex Milde :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=411574. Accessed 25 May 2020.