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Taxon: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underw. ex A. Heller

 
Genus: Pteridium
Family: Dennstaedtiaceae
Nomen number: 418446
Place of publication: Cat. N. Amer. pl. ed. 3:17. 1909
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • eastern bracken  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • fougère-aigle de l’Est  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • warabi  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch (for making candy) vegetable (young fiddleheads)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Kurgan, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka, Sakhalin]
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, North, Korea, South, Taiwan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland, Norway, Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation-European part [European part]

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada, [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador] St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, District of Columbia]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León]


References:

  1. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 10. Note: lists as Pteridium aquilinum subsp. aquilinum var. latiusculum
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. 2:204.
  4. Grubov, V. I. 2001. Key to the vascular plants of Mongolia Note: treats as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
  5. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  6. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  7. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation) Note: treats as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
  8. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. Note: treats as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn
  9. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054.
  10. Oh, S.-Y. & J.-H. Pak. 2001. Distribution maps of vascular plants in Korea Note: Academybook Publishing Co., Seoul.
  11. Tryon, R. M. 1941. A revision of the genus Pteridium. Rhodora 43:41-48.
  12. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2. Note: = Pteridium aquilinum subsp. latiusculum (Desf.) C. N. Page
  13. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). Note: = Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

Check other web resources for Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn var. latiusculum (Desv.) Underw. ex A. Heller :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=418446. Accessed 8 April 2020.