Genus:
Pteris L.

Pteris biaurita L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America. It is used as a medicine and for food.

[CPLC]

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

Distribution
Colombia

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 50–1300 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Boyacá, Caquetá, Córdoba, Cundinamarca, Magdalena, Meta.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[UPFC]
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, French Guiana, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Jawa, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Marianas, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, Windward Is.

Pteris biaurita L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 7, 1994 Edwards, P.J. [3580], Malaysia 66232.000 No
Jan 1, 1992 Quisumbing, E. [s.n.], Philippines K000473590 No
Jan 1, 1991 Piggott, A.G. [1836], Malaysia K000444758 No
Jan 1, 1991 Winckel, W.F. [1384B], Indonesia K000445916 No
Jan 1, 1991 Merrill, E.D. [182], Philippines K000473482 No
Jan 1, 1991 Suringar, W.F.R. (?) [s.n.], Indonesia K000445920 No
Jan 1, 1991 Matthew, C.G. [35], Malaysia K000444759 No
Jan 1, 1991 Anonymous [s.n.], Indonesia K000445912 No
Aug 1, 1983 Robinson, H.C. [6361], Malaysia K000444766 No
Aug 1, 1983 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000444768 No
Aug 1, 1983 Piggott, A.G. [1462], Malaysia K000444767 No
Jul 1, 1983 Kloss, C.B. [6644], Malaysia K000444769 No
Nov 1, 1973 Shea, G. [SAN74643], Malaysia K000446789 No
Jan 1, 1958 Pleyte, D.R. [144], Indonesia K000445921 No
Feb 1, 1941 Schiffner, V.F. [P112], Indonesia K000445923 No
Jan 1, 1926 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [11407], Indonesia K000446790 No
Feb 1, 1924 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [12499], Indonesia K000446793 No
Feb 1, 1924 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [10739], Indonesia K000446791 No
Feb 1, 1924 Bünnemeijer, H.A.B. [12499], Indonesia K000446792 No
Henderson, M.R. [29178], Malaysia K000444756 No
Anonymous [s.n.], Malaysia K000444757 No
Nur, M. [12049], Malaysia K000444765 No
Posthumus, O. [1467], Indonesia K000445911 No
Hooker, J. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445913 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445914 No
Millett, C. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445919 No
Clemens, J. [27213], Malaysia K000446788 No
Joncheere, G.J.de [1005], Indonesia K000446794 No
Millett, C. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445918 No
Edaño, G.E. [16590], Philippines K000473483 No
Clemens, J. [27068], Malaysia K000446786 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445915 No
Posthumus, O. [1467], Indonesia K000445922 No
Bidin, A. [142], Malaysia K000444763 No
Norris, W. [s.n.], Malaysia K000444753 No
Kostermanns, A.J.W.H. [546], Indonesia K000446784 No
Holttum, R.E. [31310], Malaysia K000444764 No
Millett, C. [s.n.], Indonesia K000445917 No
Kunstler, H.H. [1338], Malaysia K000444754 No
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000444770 No
[Poeppig] [s.n.], Peru K000589389 isotype Yes
Anonymous [15787], Malaysia K000444760 No
Piggott, A.G. [1462], Malaysia K000451645 No
Joncheere, G.J.de [1041], Indonesia K000446795 No
Jaman, R. [88], Malaysia K000444762 No
Nur, M. [11521], Malaysia K000444752 No
Vanoverbergh, M. [1655a], Philippines K000473484 No
Kunstler, H.H. [1338], Malaysia K000444755 No
Jaman, R. [88], Malaysia K000444761 No
Clemens, J. [27068], Malaysia K000446787 No
Holttum, R.E. [25595], Malaysia K000446785 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1076 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Chao, Y.S. & al. (2021). Taxonomic and nomenclatural novelties in the Pteris fauriei group (Pteridaceae) Taiwania 66: 307-316.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • 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.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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 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.
  • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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