Equisetum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1061 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Florida, France, Free State, Føroyar, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, India, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Réunion, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Western Sahara, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Yukon, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

  • Presla Dulac in Fl. Hautes-Pyrénées: 25 (1867), nom. superfl.

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Christenhusz, M.J.M., Bangiolo, L., Chanse, M.W., Fay, M.F., Husby, C., Witkus, M. & Viruel, J. (2019). Phylogenetics, classification and typification of extant horstails (Equisetum, Equisetaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 189: 311-352.
  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 484 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1061 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [808] Papua New Guinea K000448290 No
Jan 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [783] Papua New Guinea K000448292 No
Jan 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [783] Papua New Guinea K000448291 No
Jan 1, 2007 Sands, M.J.S. [808] Papua New Guinea K000448289 No
Jul 1, 2005 Raynal, A. [18883] Indonesia K000408760 No
Sep 1, 2004 Sinaga, N.I. [991] Indonesia K000474078 No
Nov 26, 1999 Takeuchi, W.; Wiakabu, J.; Gorrez, M.; Towati, A. [14242] Papua New Guinea K000409509 No
Nov 26, 1999 Takeuchi, W.; Wiakabu, J.; Gorrez, M.; Towati, A. [14242] Papua New Guinea K000409508 No
Nov 26, 1999 Takeuchi, W.; Wiakabu, J.; Gorrez, M.; Towati, A. [14242] Papua New Guinea K000409507 No
Oct 1, 1999 Beaman, J.H. [11946] Malaysia K000409203 No
Aug 1, 1997 Duaneh, J. [365] Malaysia K000409201 No
Feb 1, 1977 Sands, M.J.S.; Pattison, G.A.; Wood, J.J. [2134] Papua New Guinea K000409644 No
Feb 1, 1958 Nedi; Idjan [344] Indonesia K000408762 No
Jan 1, 1957 Burbidge, F.W. [s.n.] Malaysia K000409200 No
Dec 1, 1931 Elbert, J. [1347] Indonesia K000409197 No
Dec 1, 1931 Elbert, J. [1564] Indonesia K000409196 No
Sep 9, 1930 Versteeg, G.M. [1546] Indonesia K000409327 No
Sep 9, 1930 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.] Indonesia K000408755 No
Jan 1, 1930 Leeuwen, W.M, .van [9728] Indonesia K000409326 No
Jan 1, 1927 Iboet [458] Indonesia K000409194 No
Jan 1, 1921 Lam, H.J. [1399] Indonesia K000409328 No
Jan 1, 1911 Gjellerup, K. [223] Indonesia K000409330 No
Jan 1, 1911 Versteeg, G.M. [1465] Indonesia K000409329 No
Brass, L.J. [29622] Papua New Guinea K000409627 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Indonesia K000408768 No
Argent, G. [544] Ecuador K001636781 Yes
Carr, C.E. [12947] Papua New Guinea K000409638 No
Millar, A.N.; Holltum, R.E. [NGF15813] Papua New Guinea K000409503 No
Frodin, D.G.; Morren; Gabir [2804] Papua New Guinea K000409506 No
Royen, P., van; Sleumer, H. [6731] Indonesia K000409333 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 397] Nepal K001109954 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [1029] Papua New Guinea K000409498 No
anonymous [s.n.] Indonesia K000408765 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1037] Burma K001110657 Unknown Type Material Yes
FitzGibbon, H. Iceland K:SPC-65034.000 No
Low, H. [s.n.] Malaysia K000409205 No
Vandenberg, J.; Galore, M. [NGF42073] Papua New Guinea K000409628 No
Iwatsuki, k.; Murata, G.; Dransfield, J. [656] Indonesia K000408757 No
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 397] K001109956 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [6722] Indonesia K000409320 No
Bloembergen, S. [3365] Indonesia K000409195 No
Reeve, T.M. [3755] Papua New Guinea K000409630 No
Pachmarri India K:SPC-22503.000 No
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [993] Papua New Guinea K000409643 No
Stevens, P.F. [LAE51075] Papua New Guinea K000409629 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Indonesia K000408756 No
Sayers, C.D. [NGF18014] Papua New Guinea K000409505 No
Womersley, J.S. [4995] Papua New Guinea K000409501 No
Womersley, J.S. [4363] Papua New Guinea K000409500 No
Verdcourt, B. [5161] Papua New Guinea K000409632 No
Kau, C.U. [83] Papua New Guinea K000409499 No
Streimann, H. [NGF26021] Papua New Guinea K000409504 No
Flenley, J.R. [2216] Papua New Guinea K000409623 No
Stone, B.C. [9764] Papua New Guinea K000409516 No
P.T.? [NGF3376] Papua New Guinea K000409514 No
United Kingdom K:SPC-66516.000 No
Amin [123441] Malaysia K000409202 No
Brass, L.J. [5501] Papua New Guinea K000409635 No
Kloss, C.B. [s.n.] Indonesia K000409332 No
Koorders, S.H. [26482B] Indonesia K000408766 No
Eyma, P.J. [4622] Indonesia K000409324 No
Gjellerup, K. [633] Indonesia K000409331 No
Cruttwell, N.E.G. [248] Papua New Guinea K000409636 No
Flenley, J.R. [2509] Papua New Guinea K000409624 No
Stevens, P.F.; Veldcamp, J.F. [LAE55542] Papua New Guinea K000409634 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 1033] India K001110653 Unknown Type Material Yes
anonymous [s.n.] Indonesia K000408769 No
Croft, J.R. [685] Papua New Guinea K000409512 No
Hartley, T.G. [10132A] Papua New Guinea K000409625 No
Raciborski, M. [s.n.] Indonesia K000408767 No
Schiffner, V. [s.n.] Indonesia K000408763 No
Gay, H. [459] Papua New Guinea K000409497 No
Hoogland, R.D. [5150] Papua New Guinea K000409502 No
Iwatsuki, k.; Murata, G.; Dransfield, J. [216] Indonesia K000408758 No
Whitehead, J.C.; Flenley, J.R. [225] Indonesia K000408754 No
Philipson, W.R.; Philipson, M.N. [3476] Papua New Guinea K000409517 No
Mendum, M.; Argent, G. [92815] Indonesia K000409319 No
Johns, R.J. [7852] Indonesia K000409322 No
Johns, R.J. [7852] Indonesia K000409323 No
Isles, S.; Vinas, A. [NGF32439] Papua New Guinea K000409639 No
Beccari, O. [634] Indonesia K000408753 No
Croft, J.R. [1704] Papua New Guinea K000409518 No
Eyma, P.J. [5083] Indonesia K000409325 No
Kostermans; Wirawan [455] Indonesia K000409199 No
Croft, J.R.; Lelean, Y. [LAE60513] Papua New Guinea K000409640 No
Brass, L.J. [29973] Papua New Guinea K000409513 No
Brass, L.J. [30410] Papua New Guinea K000409510 No
Carr, C.E. [16070] Papua New Guinea K000409642 No
Sands, M.J.S. [6722] Indonesia K000409321 No
Hoogland, R.D. [3380] Papua New Guinea K000409637 No
Dilmy, A. [1108] Indonesia K000409198 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 397] India K001109957 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 397] Nepal K001109955 Unknown Type Material Yes
Darbyshire, P.J. [1149] Papua New Guinea K000409631 No
Womersley, J.S.; Thorne, R.F. [NGF11890] Papua New Guinea K000409511 No
Sinclair, J.; Kadim b.Tassim; Kapis b.Siseron [8960] Malaysia K000409204 No
Hoogland, R.D.; Pullen, R. [5379] Papua New Guinea K000409515 No
Croft, J.R.; Craven, L. [LAE61563] Papua New Guinea K000409641 No
Nitta, A. [15181] Indonesia K000408761 No
Streimann, H.; Leach, G. [NGF28567] Papua New Guinea K000409633 No
Brass, L.J. [29390] Papua New Guinea K000409626 No
anonymous [s.n.] Indonesia K000408764 No
Kostermans; Soegeng [529] Indonesia K000409334 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0