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Taxon: Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link

Genus: Pityrogramma
Family: Pteridaceae. Also placed in: Adiantaceae Sinopteridaceae
Nomen number: 28765
Place of publication: Handbuch 3:20. 1833
Name verified on: 25-Jul-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 15-Nov-2002
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • gold fern   (Source: F Aust ) – English   [Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana]
  • gold-dust fern   (Source: F Aust ) – English   [Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana]
  • silver fern   (Source: F Aust ) – English   [Pityrogramma calomelanos var. calomelanos]
  • filigransbräken   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad; Virgin Islands (British) - Tortola; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized in paleotropics

References:

  • 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).
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. 2:136.
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Proctor, G. R. 1985. Ferns of Jamaica. A guide to the pteridophytes.
  • Proctor, G. R. 1989. Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53:1-389.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Stolze, R. G. et al. 1976. Ferns and fern allies of Guatemala. Fieldiana, Bot. 39:1-130., n.s., 6:1-522. 1981
  • Tryon, R. M. & R. G. Stolze. 1989. Part II. (13. Pteridaceae - 15. Dennstaedtiaceae). 22:16–19 In: Tryon, R. M. & R. G. Stolze, eds., Pteridophyta of Peru. Fieldiana, Botany new ser. 22:16–19.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Pityrogramma calomelanos (L.) Link:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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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