Taxon profile


climbing fern
Lygodium Sw.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Schizaeales »  family Lygodiaceae

Scientific synonyms

Cteisium Michx.
Gisopteris Bernh.
Hugona Cav. ex Roem.
Hydroglossum Willd.
Lygodictyon J. Sm. ex Hook.
Odontopteris Bernh.
Ramondia Mirb.
Ugena Cav.
Vallifilix Thouars

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

species Lygodium auriculatum (Willd.) Alston
species Lygodium circinnatum (Burm.r.) Sw.

Lygodium circinnatum

species Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw.

Lygodium flexuosum

species Lygodium japonicum (Thunb. ex Murr.) Sw. - Japanese Climbing Fern

Lygodium japonicum

species Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br. - Small-leaf Climbing Fern
species Lygodium palmatum (Bernh.) Sw. - American Climbing Fern
species Lygodium reticulatum Schkuhr
species Lygodium venustum Sw.

Lygodium venustum

species Lygodium volubile Sw.

Fossil taxa

species Lygodium kaulfusii Heer

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1293501]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Lygodium O. Swartz, 1801]
Data retrieved on: 9 December 2019
EN Novikoff A., Barabasz-Krasny B. (2015): System of Embryophytes [], Plant Systematics: 23-63. Liga-Pres [as Lygodium Sw.]
Data retrieved on: 4 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Lygodium Sw.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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