Acrostichum aureum L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics. It is used as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

[FWTA]

Adiantaceae, A. H. G. Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. Ferns and Fern-Allies Supplement. 1959

Ecology
Clumps in drier parts of mangrove swamps and on riverside and mudflats near the coast, rarely inland.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Colombia

[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
carranconcha, chicharrón, chiguamacho, corocilla, corozo de ciénaga, helecho chiguamacho, helecho mano de tigre, madrevieja, matatigre, racancha, ranconcha

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean, Pacific. Elevation range: 0–950 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Cauca, Chocó, Córdoba, Magdalena, Nariño, Sucre, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Herb.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

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

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bismarck Archipelago, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central American Pac, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Northern Territory, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Society Is., Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Acrostichum aureum L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Forman, L.L. [586], Indonesia K000427600 No
Anonymous. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427601 No
Anonymous. [2425], Indonesia K000427602 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427566 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427568 No
Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490713 No
Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490716 No
Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492254 No
Ramos, M. [31499], Philippines K000427640 No
Marche, M. [s.n.], Philippines K000427641 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [10294], Philippines K000427644 No
Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427647 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [18161], Philippines K000427648 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421772 No
Versteeg, G.M. [1565], Indonesia K000421776 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000475410 No
Reynoso, E.J. [PPI7603], Philippines K000427638 No
Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427592 No
Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427593 No
Iwatsuki, k. [S289], Indonesia K000427595 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427571 No
Piggot, A.G. [2162], Malaysia K000427574 No
Jaman, R. [PL112], Malaysia K000427576 No
Lörzing, J.A. [11931], Indonesia K000427590 No
Lütjeharms, W.J. [5238], Indonesia K000427591 No
Synge, P.M. [627], Malaysia K000427612 No
Palis, K. [20], Papua New Guinea K000421779 No
Fitzgerald, W.V. [48], Papua New Guinea K000421781 No
Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421790 No
Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421792 No
Merrill, E.D. [57], Philippines K000427645 No
Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421782 No
Murata, G. [B89], Indonesia K000427610 No
Pulsford, M. [2202], Papua New Guinea K000421785 No
Dransfield, J. [SMHI1218], Philippines K000427639 No
Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427643 No
Sayers, C.D. [NGF18074], Papua New Guinea K000421777 No
Piggot, A.G. [2162], Malaysia K000427575 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109058 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109060 Yes
Said, I.M. [BRUN15908], Brunei K000427615 No
Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490715 No
Anonymous [s.n.], Indonesia K000427598 No
Ambriansyah [2383], Indonesia K000427609 No
Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421786 No
Hallier, J.G. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427603 No
Keith [7223], Malaysia K000490714 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421774 No
Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492253 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 31] K001109059 Yes
Boden-Kloss, C. [14627], Indonesia K000427588 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421771 No
McDonald, J.A. [3356], Indonesia K000427596 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109061 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109065 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 31], India K001109062 Yes
Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421789 No
Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492256 No
Ambriansyah [2383], Indonesia K000427608 No
Murata, G. [B89], Indonesia K000427611 No
Floyd, A. [5661], Papua New Guinea K000421780 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427572 No
Pulsford, M. [2202], Papua New Guinea K000421794 No
Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421791 No
Yapp, R.H. [352], Malaysia K000427573 No
Alderwerelt van Rosenburgh, C.R.W.K. van [38], Indonesia K000427589 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427569 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000475411 No
Anonymous [s.n.] K000427565 No
Corner, E.J.H. [s.n.], Papua New Guinea K000421778 No
Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421788 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427570 No
Williams, R.S. [296], Philippines K000427649 No
Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421784 No
Synge, P.M. [627], Malaysia K000427613 No
Anonymous. [s.n.], Indonesia K000427604 No
Croft, J.R. [499], Papua New Guinea K000421783 No
Jaman, R. [PL112], Malaysia K000427577 No
Cuming, H. [280], Philippines K000427646 No
Widjaja, E. [6287], Indonesia K000492255 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 31] K001109063 Yes
Lütjeharms, W.J. [5248], Indonesia K000427594 No
McDonald, J.A. [3356], Indonesia K000427597 No
Versteeg, G.M. [1914], Indonesia K000421775 No
Hose, E.S. [200], Malaysia K000427567 No
Sands, M.J.S. [3006], Papua New Guinea K000421793 No
Anonymous [142], Indonesia K000427599 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421773 No
Kondo, Y. [38626], Philippines K000427642 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 31], India K001109064 Yes
Croft, J.R. [2096], Papua New Guinea K000421787 No
Said, I.M. [BRUN15908], Brunei K000427614 No
Johns, R.J. [8132], Indonesia K000421770 No
Jan 1, 1928 Harris, W. [7158], Jamaica Polystichum dissimulans K000590419 paratype Yes
Jaman, R. [PL 46], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516887 No
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516890 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516891 No
Merrill, E.D. [3259], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516892 No
Loher, A. [848], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516895 No
Vidal y Soler, S. [1894], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516896 No
Ramos, M. [4660], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516894 No
Dr. King's Collector. [4174], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516832 No
Ridley, H.N. [14243], Malaysia Hemionitis arifolia K000516831 No
Leiberg, B. [6113], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516897 No
Cuming, H. [285], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516888 No
Zollinger, H. [2875], Indonesia Hemionitis arifolia K000516889 No
Copeland, E.B. [45], Philippines Hemionitis arifolia K000516893 No

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1069 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • 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.
  • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Hook. Syn. Fil. 423 (1868)
  • Ogata Ic. Fil. Jap. 7, t. 301 (1936)
  • Sim F.S.A. 292, t.153 (1915)
  • Sp. Pl. 2 : 1069 (1753)
  • Tard. Mém. I.F.A.N. 28 : 86 (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Meyer, J.-Y. (2017). Guide des plantes de Wallis et Futuna: 1-486. Au vent des iles, editions, Tahiti.
  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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  • Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible

    ColPlantA 2021. Published on the Internet at http://colplanta.org
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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

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