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, caramo, pata de cuervo, milile, mililí

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

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.
  • 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.
  • 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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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    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 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

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