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Taxon: Asplenium nidus L.

Genus: Asplenium
Family: Aspleniaceae.
Nomen number: 5590
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1079. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 14-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 14-Apr-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F (see also under Asplenium australasicum))
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania [incl. Pemba, Zanzibar]
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    North Indian Ocean: Maldives
    Indo-China: Indochina; Thailand
    Malesia: Indonesia - Java, Sumatra; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Queensland [n.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1980–. Flora of Australia.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • León, B. et al. 2012. Los helechos ornamentales en el Perú (The ornamental ferns of Peru).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Mickel, J. T. & A. R. Smith. 2004. The pteridophytes of Mexico. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 88:1-1054. [mentions].
  • Murakami, N. et al. 1999. Molecular taxonomic study and revision of the three Japanese species of Asplenium sect. Thamnopteris. J. Pl. Res. 112:15–25. [this study clarify species limits in the section; morphological characters separate Asplenium nidus from A. australasicum and A. antiquum].
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Yatabe, Y. et al. 2009. Patterns of hybrid formation among cryptic species of bird-nest fern, Asplenium nidus complex (Aspleniaceae), in West Malesia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 160:42–63.
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Check other web resources for Asplenium nidus L.:

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?5590 (01 October 2014)

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