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Taxon: Actinostachys pennula (Sw.) Hook.

Genus: Actinostachys
Family: Schizaeaceae
Nomen number: 412602
Place of publication: Gen. fil. t. 111A. 1842
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Feb-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jul-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


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  3. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  4. Lellinger, D. B. 1989. The ferns and fern-allies of Costa Rica, Panama, and the Chocó (Part 1: Psilotaceae through Dicksoniaceae) (Pteridologia) 2A:98.
  5. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. (Ferns Mexico) 18.
  6. Nauman, C. E. 1987. Schizaeaceae in Florida (Sida) 12:69.
  7. Proctor, G. R. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53:1-389. (Ferns PR VirgI)
  8. Stolze, R. G. et al. Ferns and fern allies of Guatemala. Fieldiana, Bot. 39:1-130; n.s., 6:1-522. (Ferns Guat)
  9. Tryon, R. M. & R. G. Stolze 1989. Part I. (1. Ophioglossaceae - 12. Cyatheaceae) (Ferns Peru) 20:36.
  10. Wagner, W. H., Jr. & V. Quevedo 1985. Polymorphism in Actinostachys pennula Sw. and the taxonomic status of A. germanii (Fée) Prantl Amer. J. Bot. 72(6):927.

Check other web resources for Actinostachys pennula (Sw.) Hook. :

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?id=412602. Accessed 27 June 2019.