Genus:
Adiantum L.

Adiantum capillus-veneris L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Cosmopolitan. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and social uses and for food.

[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
cilantrillo, helecho cilantro, helecho granizo

[UPFC]
Distribution
Colombian departments: Bogotá DC.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Capilera, Cilantrillo, Culantrillo

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blade usually narrowly ovate-triangular in outline, up to 26 x 19 cm, 3-pinnate
Morphology Leaves Pinnules
Pinnules cuneate-obovate, up to 2.7 x 2 cm, stalked, entire or irregularly lobed, sterile ones denticulate-crenulate, glabrous
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole dark brown to black, glabrous.
Distribution
N1–3 widespread in warmer parts of the world.
Ecology
Altitude range 300–2050 m.

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Social
Social uses.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belize, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile Central, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Comoros, Corse, Cuba, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Gulf States, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Samoa, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Utah, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Austria, Belgium, Netherlands

Adiantum capillus-veneris L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2018 Haniff, M. [9095], Malaysia K000491655 No
Jan 1, 2018 Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000491654 No
Jul 1, 2011 St. John, H. [16718], French Polynesia K000856347 No
Jan 1, 2008 Mhoro, B. [286], Tanzania K000197488 No
Jan 1, 2008 Luke, W.R.Q. [11571], Kenya K000197490 No
Jan 1, 2008 Frontier [179], Tanzania K000197489 No
Jul 26, 1988 New, C. [s.n.], Tanzania K000571012 No
Jul 26, 1988 Büchner [495], Uganda K000557891 No
Jul 26, 1988 Stoltz, A. [930], Tanzania K000571020 No
Jan 1, 1938 Powell, T. [216], Samoa K000896029 No
Matthew, C.G. [s.n.], Malaysia K000491657 No
Ridley, H.N. [2680], Malaysia K000491660 No
Tengwall, T.A. [4], Indonesia K000506356 No
Luke, W.R.Q. [3784], Tanzania K000571000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [7025], Tanzania K000571001 No
Beesley, J.S.S. [27], Tanzania K000571005 No
Cameron, J. B. C. [151], Kenya K000557898 No
Mearns, E.A. [1131], Kenya K000557902 No
Faden, R.B. [69/914], Kenya K000557904 No
Chandler, P. [2255], Kenya K000557908 No
Glover [1719], Kenya K000557910 No
Richards, H.M. [24071], Tanzania K000571007 No
Peter, A. [43387], Tanzania K000571009 No
Leighton, W.T. [s.n.], Tanzania K000571013 No
Richards, H.M. [26849], Tanzania K000571014 No
Burtt, B.D. [1939], Tanzania K000571016 No
North Wood G. [s.n.], Tanzania K000571017 No
Hancock, W. [?8], USA K000896017 No
Hancock, W. [?54], USA K000896018 No
Forbes, C.N. [166], USA K000896028 No
Soakai, B. [238], Samoa K000896022 No
Deplanche [s.n.], New Caledonia K000896035 No
Kamau [611], Kenya K000696593 No
Ramos, M. [27599], Philippines K000507549 No
Archbold, M.E. [356], Tanzania K000570999 No
Seemann, B. [2235], USA K000896025 No
Watermeyer [45], Tanzania K000571019 No
Grimshaw, J.M. [93/1037], Tanzania K000570996 No
Stokes, J.F.G. [s.n.], USA K000896021 No
Parks, H.E. [s.n.], Samoa K000896026 No
Soakai, B. [238], Samoa K000896023 No
Hillebrand [74], USA K000896027 No
Hinds [s.n.], USA K000896032 No
Lye, K.A. [5767], Uganda K000557893 No
Cabalion, P. [2261], Vanuatu K000896034 No
Doggett, W.G. [s.n.], Uganda K000557892 No
Copeland, E.B. [119], Philippines K000507548 No
Lister, J.J. [s.n.], Samoa K000896012 No
Forbes, C.N. [105], USA K000896020 No
Forbes, C.N. [594], USA K000896030 No
Greenway, P.J. [2056], Tanzania K000571015 No
Elmer, A.D.E. [6417], Philippines K000507546 No
Lister, J.J. [s.n.], Samoa K000896013 No
Faden, R.B. [69/808], Kenya K000557911 No
Stokes, J.F.G. [s.n.], USA K000896016 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Malaysia K000491658 No
Greenway, P.J. [11889], Tanzania K000571002 No
Otake, J. [29], Kenya K000557900 No
Bytebier, B. [314], Kenya K000557894 No
Geesteranus, R.A.M. [4707], Kenya K000557909 No
Degener, O. [3207], USA K000896015 No
Verdcourt, B. [365], Kenya K000557896 No
St. John, H. [9991], USA K000896019 No
Gardner, H.M. [979], Kenya K000557903 No
Parris, B.S. [11002], Malaysia K000491656 No
Faden, R.B. [69/944], Kenya K000557906 No
Greenway, P.J. [10709], Tanzania K000570998 No
Soakai, B. [238], Samoa K000896024 No
Menzies, A. [s.n.], USA K000896031 No
Bigger, M. [2323], Tanzania K000571006 No
Otake, J. [29], Kenya K000557901 No
Richards, H.M. [21792], Tanzania K000570995 No
Heller, A.A. [2479], USA K000896014 No
Rosenstock, E. [s.nn.], Tanzania K000571010 No
Luke, W.R.Q. [3969], Kenya K000557895 No
Ramos, M. [27136], Philippines K000507547 No
Thomas, D.W. [3933], Tanzania K000571018 No
Rosenstock, E. [s.n.], Tanzania K000571021 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K001090136 holotype Yes
Greenway, P.J. [10973], Tanzania K000571004 No
Faden, R.B. [68/640], Kenya K000557899 No
Boyd, E. [s.n.], USA K000896033 No
Greenway, P.J. [11370], Tanzania K000571003 No
anonymous [s.n.], Tanzania K000571011 No
Grimshaw, J.M. [93/1037], Tanzania K000570997 No
St. John, H. [22841], USA K000856349 No
Gilbert, M.G. [5209], Kenya K000557897 No
Sands, M.J.S. [3856], Malaysia K000506355 No
Balansa [3129], New Caledonia K000856348 No
Schlieben, H.J. [6034], Tanzania K000571022 No
Verdcourt, B. [441], Kenya K000557907 No
Faden, R,B. [68/766], Kenya K000557905 No
Greenway, P.J. [9123], Tanzania K000571008 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73], Mauritius Adiantum capillus K001109169 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 73] Adiantum capillus K001109175 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73], Nepal Adiantum capillus K001109168 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73], India Adiantum capillus K001109170 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 73], India Adiantum capillus K001109173 Yes
Singh, B. [Cat. no. 73], Nepal Adiantum capillus K001109172 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73], India Adiantum capillus K001109171 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73] Adiantum capillus K001109176 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 73] Adiantum capillus K001109174 Yes
Broadway, W.E. [3866], Trinidad & Tobago Adiantum paradiseae K000633085 Yes
South Africa Adiantum paradiseae K000633086 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1096 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • 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. & 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.
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • Güner, A. (ed.) (2018). Resimli Türkiye Florasi (Illustrated Flora of Turkey) 2: 1-1054. ANG Vakfi/Nezahat Gökyigit Botanik Bahçesi, Istambul.
  • 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.
  • Nowak, A. & Nobis, M. (eds.) (2020). Illustrated Flora of Tajikistan and adjacent areas 2: 367-766. PAN, Polish academy of sciences.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Velázquez Montes, E. (2018). Flora de Guerrero 82: 1-230. Facultade de Ciencias, UNAM.
  • Verloove, F. (2019). Manual of the Alien Plants of Belgium http://alienplantsbelgium.be.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Hook. Syn. Fil 123 (1867)
  • Ogata Ic. Fil. Jap. 1 : t. 1 (1928).
  • Sim F.S.A. 245, t.122, Fig. 122 (1915)
  • Sp. Pl. 1096 (1753)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2017). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 1: 1-562. Dehra Dun : BSMPS.
  • Gonggrijp, S. & al. (2021). Nova Flora Neerlandica, Lycopodiopsida & Polypodiopsida: 1-275. KNVV uitgeverij.
  • 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.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • 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/
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt. (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • 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

    Copyright applied to individual images

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

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

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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