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Taxon: Phlebodium aureum (L.) J. Sm.

Genus: Phlebodium
Family: Polypodiaceae.
Nomen number: 27742
Place of publication: J. Bot. (Hooker) 4:59. 1841
Name verified on: 01-Sep-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 01-Sep-1998
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • gold-foot fern   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • golden polypody   (Source: F NAmer ) – English
  • hare-foot fern   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • rabbit-foot fern   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • hartassbräken   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Zander ed14; Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2 (but probably refers to another species in the Polypodiaceae))
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia [s.]
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Southern South America: Paraguay

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981–. Flora of Chiapas.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Proctor, G. R. 1985. Ferns of Jamaica. A guide to the pteridophytes. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Proctor, G. R. 1989. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53:1-389. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Stolze, R. G. et al. 1976. Ferns and fern allies of Guatemala. Fieldiana, Bot. 39:1-130., n.s., 6:1-522. 1981 [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Tryon, R. M. et al. 1993. Part V. (18. Aspleniaceae - 21. Polypodiaceae). 32:134 In: Tryon, R. M. & R. G. Stolze, eds., Pteridophyta of Peru. Fieldiana, Botany new ser. 32:134. [= Polypodium aureum L.].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Synonyms:


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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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