Genus:
Diplazium Sw.

Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vanuatu, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Azores, Florida, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Queensland

English
Edible Fern

Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 2009 Alex Karolus [15], Malaysia K000610856 No
Nov 20, 2007 Meliden Giking [10], Malaysia K000507122 No
Nov 1, 2006 Edwards, P.J. [4092], New Guinea 70250.000 No
Nov 1, 2006 Johns, R.J. [9303], Indonesia K000446556 No
Nov 1, 2006 Edwards, P.J. [4092], Indonesia K000445546 No
Nov 1, 2006 Edwards, P.J. [4092], Indonesia K000445545 No
Nov 1, 2006 Edwards, P.J. [4092], Indonesia K000445547 No
Nov 1, 2006 Johns, R.J. [9303], Indonesia K000446557 No
Jan 1, 2001 Takeuchi, W. [15251], Papua New Guinea K000375900 No
Nov 16, 2000 Hoare, A. [75], Malaysia K000445163 No
Nov 16, 2000 Hoare, A. [75], Malaysia K000445165 No
Nov 16, 2000 Hoare, A. [75], Malaysia K000445164 No
Dec 1, 1996 Heunaka [1321], Indonesia K000472436 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [36C], Malaysia K000472403 No
Jan 1, 1994 Schlechter, F.R.R. [14209], Papua New Guinea K000538281 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1141], Malaysia K000472397 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1141], Malaysia K000472398 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [36C], Malaysia K000472402 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1141], Malaysia K000472394 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1141], Malaysia K000472396 No
Jan 1, 1994 Christensen, H. [1141], Malaysia K000472395 No
Aug 23, 1993 Aumeeruddy, Y. [373], Indonesia K000472338 No
Jan 1, 1991 Poulsen, A.D. [144], Brunei K000472409 No
Aug 1, 1983 Ridley, H.N. [14759], Malaysia K000422497 No
Aug 1, 1983 Robinson, W. [27], Malaysia K000422500 No
Aug 1, 1983 Ridley, H.N. [7863], Malaysia K000428852 No
Aug 1, 1983 Dr. King's Collector [414], Malaysia K000422498 No
Aug 1, 1983 Ridley, H.N. [14759], Malaysia K000422496 No
Aug 1, 1983 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000428854 No
Aug 1, 1983 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000428853 No
Mar 1, 1975 Anonymous [172], Indonesia K000472224 No
Mar 1, 1975 Anonymous [172], Indonesia K000472225 No
Feb 1, 1969 Peckel, S. [35], Papua New Guinea K000549763 No
Feb 1, 1969 Peckel, S. [35], Papua New Guinea K000549762 No
Jul 9, 1965 Wood, G.H.S. [2050], Malaysia K000472410 No
Nov 1, 1964 Fuchs, H P. [21223], Malaysia K000472406 No
Apr 12, 1962 Ernst, A. [433], Indonesia K000472386 No
Jul 7, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M210], Philippines K000475524 No
Jul 7, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M195], Philippines K000475523 No
Feb 1, 1958 Eyma, P.J. [3253], Indonesia K000472435 No
Dec 5, 1957 Main, T.W. [1363], Indonesia K000472438 No
Dec 1, 1957 Lörzing, J.A. [12735], Indonesia K000472220 No
Jan 1, 1938 Cuming, H. [167], Philippines K000507538 No
Jan 1, 1936 Lütjeharms, W.J. [5383], Indonesia K000472221 No
Jan 1, 1930 Docters van Leeuwen, W.M. [11062], Indonesia K000538282 No
Jan 1, 1929 Endert, F.H. [3325], Indonesia K000472388 No
Dec 6, 1922 Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C. [5508], Indonesia K000472385 No
Jan 1, 1907 Mousset, J.P [48], Indonesia K000472223 No
Scortechini, B. [s.n.], Malaysia K000422499 No
Spare, G.H. [36050], Malaysia K000428844 No
Parris, B S. [10474], Malaysia K000428848 No
Piggott, A.G. [2354], Malaysia K000428850 No
Hose, E.S. [165], Malaysia K000428855 No
Hose, E.S. [165], Malaysia K000428857 No
Hose, E.S. [165], Malaysia K000428858 No
Gardette, E. [388], Indonesia K000444859 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472228 No
Ernst, A. [930], Indonesia K000472230 No
Vriese, W.H. de [272], Indonesia K000472231 No
Smith, E. [2637], Indonesia K000472235 No
Berlanger [s.n.], Indonesia K000474380 No
Millett, C. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472226 No
Richards, P.W. [2627], Malaysia K000472390 No
Richards, P.W. [2627], Malaysia K000472391 No
Sinclair, J. [SFN38397], Malaysia K000472392 No
Vidal y Soler, S. [1834], Philippines K000539985 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472415 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472417 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472421 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472423 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472426 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472427 No
Burley, J.S. Tukirin [3544], Indonesia K000472428 No
Hennipman, E. [5955], Indonesia K000472431 No
Idjan [328], Indonesia K000472432 No
Newton, F. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472434 No
Williams, R.S. [2821], Philippines K000507788 No
Merrill, E.D. [593], Philippines K000507791 No
Piggott, A.G. [2268], Philippines K000507792 No
Piggott, A.G. [2268], Philippines K000507793 No
Streimann, H. [NGF44433], Papua New Guinea K000538285 No
Floyd, A. [5664], Papua New Guinea K000538286 No
Floyd, A. [5664], Papua New Guinea K000538288 No
Schlechter, F.R.R. [17313], Papua New Guinea K000538289 No
Schlechter, F.R.R. [17313], Papua New Guinea K000538290 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472411 No
Clemens, J. [21464], Malaysia K000472405 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472422 No
Piggott, A.G. [2354], Malaysia K000428849 No
Joncheere, G.J. de [1062], Indonesia K000472439 No
Croft, J.R. [667], Papua New Guinea K000538291 No
Moseley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472437 No
Schlechter, F.R.R. [16344], Papua New Guinea K000538287 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472420 No
Burley, J.S. Tukirin [3544], Indonesia K000472429 No
Carr, C.E. [11490], Papua New Guinea K000549759 No
Murton, H.J. [147], Singapore K000428859 No
Parris, B.S. [4449], Papua New Guinea K000538283 No
Croft, J.R. [667], Papua New Guinea K000538293 No
Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472222 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472413 No
König, J.G. [s.n.], India K001089389 Unknown type material Yes
Korthals, P.W. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472387 No
Gardette, E. [388], Indonesia K000444857 No
Beccari, O. [s.n.], Malaysia K000472389 No
Yapp, R.H. [173], Malaysia K000492402 No
Merrill, E.D. [2552], Philippines K000507790 No
Cuming, H. [35], Philippines K000474384 No
Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472232 No
Parris, B S. [10474], Malaysia K000428846 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472412 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472424 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472414 No
Clemens, J. [21471], Malaysia K000472393 No
Hose, E.S. [165], Malaysia K000428856 No
Blume, C.L. [s.n.], Indonesia K000472233 No
Cuming, H. [35], Philippines K000507537 No
Clemens, J. [21464], Malaysia K000472404 No
Loher, A. [1236], Philippines K000507786 No
Streimann, H. [NGF44433], Papua New Guinea K000538284 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472416 No
Merrill, E.D. [2542], Philippines K000507541 No
Cuming, H. [35], Philippines K000474385 No
Gardette, E. [388], Indonesia K000444858 No
Fitzgerald, W. [1], Papua New Guinea K000549758 No
Hennipman, E. [5955], Indonesia K000472430 No
Savinierre, E. de la [69], Indonesia K000472227 No
Parris, B.S. [7075], Malaysia K000472407 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472419 No
Idjan [328], Indonesia K000472433 No
Copeland, E.B. [604], Philippines K000507539 No
Allen, B. [1350], Malaysia K000428851 No
Croft, J.R. [666], Papua New Guinea K000538294 No
Smith, E. [2637], Indonesia K000472234 No
Herbarium, Dept. of Forests, Lae [2589], Papua New Guinea K000538295 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472425 No
Moseley, H.N. [s.n.], Philippines K000570495 No
Sands, M.J.S. [493], Indonesia K000361867 No
Edwards, P.J. [2029], Malaysia K000472418 No
Parris, B S. [10474], Malaysia K000428847 No
Nur, M. [12165], Malaysia K000428845 No
Parris, B.S. [7075], Malaysia K000472408 No
Croft, J.R. [667], Papua New Guinea K000538292 No
Vanoverbergh, M. [1676b], Philippines K000507789 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [10115], Philippines K000507540 No
Vidal y Soler, S. [1838], Philippines K000507787 No
Mousset, J.P [48], Indonesia K000472229 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [6682], Philippines K000507542 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2212] Asplenium puberulum K001115419 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2212] Asplenium puberulum K001115420 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 202], India Asplenium esculentum K001109538 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 202], Bangladesh Asplenium esculentum K001109537 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 202], Myanmar Asplenium esculentum K001109532 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 202] Asplenium esculentum K001109535 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 202], Nepal Asplenium esculentum K001109531 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 202] Asplenium esculentum K001109534 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 202], Bangladesh Asplenium esculentum K001109536 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 202], India Asplenium esculentum K001109533 Yes

First published in J. Bot. (Schrader) 1801(2): 312 (1803)

Accepted by

  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419.
  • Ebihara, A. (2017). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 2: 1-507. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Loc, P.K. & al. (2019). A checklist of pteridophytes collected on Cham Chu mountains and adjacent sites Journal of Biology. Hanoi, Vietnam 41: 75-89.
  • Newman, M., Ketphanh, S., Svengsuksa, B., Thomas, P., Sengdala, K., Lamxay, V. & Armstrong, K. (2007). A checklist of the vascular plants of Lao PDR: 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ebihara, A. (2017). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 2: 1-507. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Living Collection Database

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