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Taxon: Woodwardia radicans (L.) Sm.

 
Genus: Woodwardia
Family: Blechnaceae
Subfamily: Woodwardioideae
Nomen number: 42059
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Turin) 5:412. 1793
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/7488302
Name Verified on: 26-Apr-1996 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:

  • chain fern  (Source: BSBI) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (incl. Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: mentions
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  6. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. Note: mentions
  7. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  8. Silva, L. et al. 2005. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta).
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.

Check other web resources for Woodwardia radicans (L.) Sm. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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=42059. Accessed 18 February 2020.