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Woodwardia orientalis

Woodwardia orientalis, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Polypodiales

Familia: Blechnaceae
Subfamilia: Woodwardioideae
Genus: Woodwardia
Species: Woodwardia orientalis

Woodwardia orientalis Sw., 1801

Woodwardia radicans var. orientalis (Sw.) Solomon

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Asie
China (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang), ?Japan, (not India, not Taiwan, not Philippines)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Swartz, O.P., 1801. Journal für die Botanik 1800–1802: 76.


Hassler, M. 2019. Woodwardia orientalis – World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World . In: Roskov Y., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J. & Penev L. (eds.) 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 May 06.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Woodwardia orientalis. Published online. Accessed: May 06 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Woodwardia orientalis in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 06. 2019. Woodwardia orientalis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 06 May 2019.

Vernacular names
English: Oriental Chain fern

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