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Taxon: Nephrolepis cordifolia (L.) C. Presl

Genus: Nephrolepis
Family: Nephrolepidaceae. Also placed in: Lomariopsidaceae
Nomen number: 403335
Place of publication: Tent. pterid. 79. 1836
Comments:Name verified on: 12-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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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
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Federal District, Mexico, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Parana, Rio Grande do Sul
    Western South America: Ecuador - Carchi, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Imbabura, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha, Sucumbios, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe; Peru - Amazonas, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Cuzco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Pasco, Puno, San Martin, Ucayali
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Jujuy, Salta, Santa Fe, Tucuman; Paraguay - Central

      Naturalized:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand

      Cultivated:
  • widely cultivated

      Other:
  • exact native range obscure

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).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • 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.
  • Hoshizaki, B. J. & R. C. Moran. 2001. Fern grower's manual. Revised and expanded edition.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054.
  • Nayar, B. K. & K. K. Geevarghese. 1993. Fern flora of Malabar.
  • Tryon, R. M. et al. 1993. Part V. (18. Aspleniaceae - 21. Polypodiaceae). 32:52–53 In: Tryon, R. M. & R. G. Stolze, eds., Pteridophyta of Peru. Fieldiana, Botany new ser. 32:52–53.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1996. (1239-1240) Proposals to conserve the name Polypodium cordifolium[=Nephrolepis cordifolia] with a conserved type, and to reject P. auriculatum, in order to stabilize nomenclature in Nephrolepis (Nephrolepidaceae). Taxon 45:539–540.
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource).
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Zimmer, B. 1999. Report of the Committee for Pteridophyta: 14. Taxon 48:133–134. [conservation proposal recommended].
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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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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