Woodwardia Sm.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, W. & Central Medit., Tropical & Subtropical Asia, N. & Central America.

Native to:

Alabama, Algeria, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Azores, British Columbia, California, Canary Is., China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kentucky, Korea, Kriti, Laos, Louisiana, Madeira, Maine, Malaya, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Portugal, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Sicilia, South Carolina, Spain, Sumatera, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia

Introduced into:

France, Great Britain, Ireland

Woodwardia Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Turin) 5: 411 (1793)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A., Joshi, B., Sribastava, A., Shankar, R. & Shukla, B.K. (2019). Classification of extant Pteridophytes: a new approach Indian Fern Journal 36: 311-341.
  • 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.

  • 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