Taxon profile


Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Dennstaedtiaceae »  genus Pteridium - brackenfern

Scientific synonyms

Allosorus aquilinus (L.) C. Presl
Eupteris aquilina (L.) Newman
Pteris aquilina L.

Other names

= Bracken Fern
= Western Brackenfern


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Gorilla beringei beringei Matschie, 1903 - Mountain Gorilla

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Pteridium aquilinum var. decompositum (Gaud.) R. Tryon

Pteridium aquilinum var. decompositum

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Pteridium_aquilinum_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Pteridium aquilinum]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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