Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, N. & NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Europe to Siberia and Iran. It is used as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has social uses and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Colombian departments: Bogotá DC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Caramo, Milile, Mililí, Pata de cuervo

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
helecho de marrano, helecho liso, helecho marranero

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.
Use Social
Social uses.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Antipodean Is., Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, Chatham Is., Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kermadec Is., Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Magadan, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Selvagens, Sicilia, Socotra, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Tuva, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Egypt, South Australia

Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1994 DuPuy D.J. [2375], Madagascar K000215027 No
Jan 1, 1981 Croat, Thomas B. [28487], Madagascar K000215025 No
Jan 1, 1981 Croat, Thomas B., Madagascar K000215026 No
Jan 1, 1965 Olsen, S. [900], Philippines K000516169 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516154 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516156 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516158 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516159 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516157 No
Jul 8, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M68], Philippines K000516155 No
Jul 6, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M525], Philippines K000516153 No
Jul 6, 1959 Quisumbing, E. [M525], Philippines K000516152 No
Melville, R., United Kingdom 24342.000 No
Cuming, H. [100], Philippines K000516164 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [8259], Philippines K000516165 No
Conklin, H.C. [78615], Philippines K000516167 No
Cuming, H. [353], Philippines K000516171 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [10349], Philippines K000516172 No
Edaño, G.E. [21242], Philippines K000516173 No
Leaño, I. [35558], Philippines K000516168 No
Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516161 No
Carr, C.E. [13228], Papua New Guinea K000519195 No
Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519194 No
Mendoza, D.R. [17220], Philippines K000516166 No
Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516162 No
Cuming, H. [353], Philippines K000516170 No
Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519192 No
Brass, L.J. [30771], Papua New Guinea K000519196 No
Parris, B.S. [5662], Philippines K000516160 No
Croft, J.R. [1931], Papua New Guinea K000519193 No
Cope, T.A [RBG 182], Great Britain K000914002 Yes
Mendoza, D.R. [40924], Philippines K000516163 No
McGillivray [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000519197 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 100], Myanmar Pteris firma K001109251 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 113], Nepal Pteris recurvata K001109305 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 113], Nepal Pteris recurvata K001109306 Yes

First published in C.C.von der Decken, Reisen Ost Afr. 3(3): 11 (1879)

Accepted by

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Parris, B.S. (2020). Pteridophytes of Turkey - A revised check-list and their relationship to Europe and the West Himalaya Indian Journal of Forestry 43: 263-284.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florasi (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakfi/Nezahat Gökyigit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Merryweather, J. (2020). Britain's Ferns. A field guide to the clubmosses, quillworts, horsetails and ferns of Great Britain and Ireland: 1-280. Princeton University Press.
  • Mickel, J. T. & Smith., A. R. (2004). The Pteridophytes of Mexico Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 88: 1-1054.
  • Mirek, Z., Piekos-Mirkowa, H., Zajac, A. & Zajac, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • 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.
  • Prelli, R. & Boudrie, M. (2021). Les Fougères et plantes alliées d'Europe: 1-528. BIOTOPE.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Barkalov, V.Y. (ed.) (1991). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 5: 1-388. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2000). Flora of Siberia 1: 1-189. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Merryweather, J. (2020). Britain's Ferns. A field guide to the clubmosses, quillworts, horsetails and ferns of Great Britain and Ireland: 1-280. Princeton University Press.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2005-continuously updated). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.

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