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Taxon: Ophioglossum vulgatum L.

 
Genus: Ophioglossum
Family: Ophioglossaceae
Nomen number: 418817
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1062. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 01-Aug-2001 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:

  • adder's-tongue  (Source: F BritStace) - English
  • English adder's-tongue  (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2) - English
  • southern adder's-tongue  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • herbe sans couture  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • hiroha-hanayasuri  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • ormtunga  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kamchatka]
    • CHINA: China [Guizhou, Hubei, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.w.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Pteridophytes&FamilyID=Ophioglossaceae&GenusID=Ophioglossum&SpeciesID=vulgatum), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico


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. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer) 2:105.
  6. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. 2004 (Ferns Mexico)
  11. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  12. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:50-51.
  15. Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)

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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=418817. Accessed 17 December 2018.