EPPO Global Database

Pityrogramma calomelanos(PIYCA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PIYCA
  • Preferred name: Pityrogramma calomelanos
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Link

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan, Tibet), most of tropical Africa, Madagascar, USA (Florida), New Guinea, Australia (Northern, Queensland)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ceropteris calomelanos (Linnaeus) Underwood
Gymnogramma calomelanos (Linnaeus) Kaulfuss

Common names
Name Language
gold fern English
silverback fern English
silver fern English
helecho blanco Spanish (BO)
ginshida Japanese
ギンシダ Japanese
fěn yè jué shǔ Chinese
粉叶蕨属 Chinese