Taxon profile


Ostrich Fern
Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Onocleaceae »  genus Matteuccia - ostrich fern

Scientific synonyms

Onoclea struthiopteris (L.) Hoffmann p.p.
Matteucia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.
Pteretis nodulosa (Michx.) Nieuwl.
Pteretis pensylvanica (Willd.) Fern.
Onoclea struthiopteris var. pensylvanica (Willd.) Boivin
Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pensylvanica (Willd.) Morton
Matteuccia pensylvanica (Willd.) Raymond
Matteuccia struthiopteris var. pubescens (Terry) Clute

Other names

= European Ostrich Fern

Least Concern


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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 Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [203369]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Onoclea struthiopteris (L.) Roth.]
Data retrieved on: 17 August 2018
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Matteucia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.]

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