Polypodium L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1082 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Algeria, Altay, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, France, Free State, French Guiana, Føroyar, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Guatemala, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kerguelen, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Libya, Madeira, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Tennessee, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuva, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

New Zealand North, New Zealand South

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

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.
  • 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.
  • Wei, R. & Zhang, X.C. (2022). A revised subfamilial classification of Polypodiaceae based on plastome, nuclear ribosomal and morphological evidence. Taxon 71: 288-306.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1993 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000655015 No
Jan 1, 1993 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Sumatera K000655016 No
Jan 1, 1993 Chai, P. [S.34010], Sarawak K000655011 No
Jan 1, 1958 Eyma, P.J. [1929], Indonesia K000655001 No
Spruce, R. [5234], Ecuador K000006912 Yes
Hennipman, E. [5586], Sulawesi K000655003 No
Hennipman, E. [6043], Sulawesi K000655004 No
Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655005 No
Hennipman, E. [5204], Sulawesi K000655010 No
Harley, R.M. [27770], Brazil K000956447 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [1293], Brazil K000956453 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956440 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [40939], Brazil K000956464 Yes
Stannard, B.L. [6880], Brazil K000956432 Yes
Chai, P. [S.34010], Sarawak K000655012 No
Pereira, B.A.S. [1417], Brazil K000956434 Yes
Mattheos [716] K000956435 Yes
Glaziou, A. [5650], Brazil K000956467 Yes
Miers, J. [12], Brazil K000956451 Yes
Pereira, A. [PCD0254], Brazil K000956444 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000956466 Yes
Taylor, N.P. [1592], Brazil K000956460 Yes
Harley, R.M. [27764], Brazil K000956446 Yes
Traill, J.W.H. [1293], Brazil K000956452 Yes
Croxall, J.P. [206], Brazil K000956456 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [7507], Brazil K000956442 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956436 Yes
Hennipman, E. [5586], Sulawesi K000655002 No
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4272], Brazil K000956454 Yes
Pereira, B.A.S. [1417], Brazil K000956433 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956437 Yes
Moore, T. [s.n.] K000956457 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2391], Brazil K000956448 Yes
Pereira, A. [254], Brazil K000956445 Yes
Glaziou, A. [4422], Brazil K000956462 Yes
Barclay [s.n.] K000956459 Yes
Eiten, G. [7681], Brazil K000956421 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956439 Yes
V.S. [303] K000655013 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K000956458 Yes
Eiten, G. [7460], Brazil K000956422 Yes
Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655006 No
Camerik, A.M. [B004], Brazil K000956449 Yes
Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655007 No
Mauritius 65037.000 No
Glaziou, A. [976], Brazil K000956465 Yes
Arbo, M.M. [4952], Brazil K000956461 Yes
Hennipman, E. [6154a], Sulawesi K000655008 No
Wilson, J. [32W], Brazil K000956450 Yes
Kaprovickas, A. [40939], Brazil K000956463 Yes
Edwards, P.J. [2356], Brazil K000956438 Yes
Preston, T.A. [274], Brazil K000956455 Yes
Lewis, G.P. [CFCR7507], Brazil K000956441 Yes
Awmack, C.S. [227], Indonesia K000655014 No
Hennipman, E. [5204], Sulawesi K000655009 No
Melo, E. [1293], Brazil K000956443 Yes
Langley Kitching [s.n.], Madagascar Ctenopteris K000435901 Unknown type material Yes
Hildebrandt, J.M. [1788], Comoros Ctenopteris K000435903 holotype Yes
Crutwell, N.E.G [906], Papua New Guinea Ctenopteris K000934966 No
Laman, T.G. [TL378], Indonesia Ctenopteris K000934968 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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