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Taxon: Asplenium nidus L.

 
Genus: Asplenium
Family: Aspleniaceae
Nomen number: 5590
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1079. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 14-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental ((see also under Asplenium australasicum)) ornamental ((see also under Asplenium australasicum))

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania (incl. Pemba, Zanzibar)
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Maldives, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, [Jawa, Sumatera] Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  3. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. León, B. et al. 2012. Los helechos ornamentales en el Perú (The ornamental ferns of Peru) Note: Ministerio de Agricultura, Lima. Peru, and Museo de Historia Natural U.N.M.S.M.
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. Note: mentions
  8. Murakami, N. et al. 1999. Molecular taxonomic study and revision of the three Japanese species of Asplenium sect. Thamnopteris. J. Pl. Res. 112:15-25. Note: this study clarify species limits in the section; morphological characters separate Asplenium nidus from A. australasicum and A. antiquum
  9. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  10. Yatabe, Y. et al. 2009. Patterns of hybrid formation among cryptic species of bird-nest fern, Asplenium nidus complex (Aspleniaceae), in West Malesia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 160:42-63.

Check other web resources for Asplenium nidus L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=5590. Accessed 20 July 2019.