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Taxon: Adiantum hispidulum Sw.

Genus: Adiantum
Family: Pteridaceae. Also placed in: Adiantaceae Sinopteridaceae
Nomen number: 404141
Place of publication: Syn. fil. 124, 321. 1806
Name verified on: 02-Jan-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC).


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard)

Distributional range:

    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Mauritius; Reunion
    Indian Subcontinent: India
    Malesia: Malaysia
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland, Victoria
    New Zealand: New Zealand

  • also cultivated



Check other web resources for Adiantum hispidulum Sw.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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: (06 October 2015)

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