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Taxon: Adiantum raddianum C. Presl

Genus: Adiantum
Family: Pteridaceae. Also placed in: Adiantaceae Sinopteridaceae
Nomen number: 401927
Place of publication: Tent. pterid. 158. 1836
Name verified on: 14-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).


Common names:


Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Guerrero, Jalisco, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Tlaxcala
    Caribbean: Dominica; Jamaica; Trinidad and Tobago
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Nicaragua
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • also cultivated

  • possibly native elsewhere in neotropics



Check other web resources for Adiantum raddianum C. Presl:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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