1. Family: Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
    1. Genus: Adiantum L.
      1. Adiantum latifolium Lam.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

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    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 100 - 1500 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native from Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Central American Pac, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Bangladesh, India, Malaya, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand

    Adiantum latifolium Lam. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2018 Piggott, A.G. [1468], Malaysia K000491651
    Jan 1, 2018 Piggott, A.G. [1515], Malaysia K000491652
    Jan 1, 2018 Molesworth Allen, B.E.G. [3400], Malaysia K000491648
    Jan 1, 2018 Molesworth Allen, B.E.G. [3400], Malaysia K000491649
    Jan 1, 2005 s.coll. [13345], Brazil K000633069 Unknown type material
    May 9, 1994 Edwards, P.J. [3575], Malaysia 66234.000
    Allen, E.F. [s.n.], Malaysia K000491650
    Parris, B.S. [10351], Malaysia K000491647
    Chin, S.C. [3246], Malaysia K000491646
    Lindman, C.A.M. [3249], Brazil Adiantum sordidum K000633058

    First published in Encycl. 1: 43 (1783)

    Accepted by

    • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.or
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 1: 1-897. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
    • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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