Blechnum serrulatum

Species:Blechnum serrulatum Rich.
Plant Notes:This species is now put in the genus Telmatoblechnum, which comprises two species that are sister to Stenochlaena based on plastid DNA data (Perrie et al. 2014; de Gasper et al. 2016). This species is widespread in the Americas while Telmatoblechnum indicum is found in around southeast Asia and Australia.
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Blechnum
Species Blechnum serrulatum Rich. - TOOTHED MIDSORUS FERN; SWAMP FERN


Citation BLECHNUM SERRULATUM Richard, Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 114. 1792.
Basionym: **
Type: FRENCH GUIANA: Without data, LeBlond s.n. (lectotype: P). Lectotypified by Proctor, in R. A. Howard, Fl. Less. Antill., Pterid. 154. 1977.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay FSU-Lit Lit-FSU: L. C. Anderson, Sida 16: 582. 1995.
Brevard USF  
Broward USF  
Charlotte USF  
Collier USF  
Columbia FLAS  
DeSoto USF  
Flagler FLAS  
Glades USF  
Hardee USF  
Hendry FLAS  
Hernando FLAS  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River USF  
Lake USF  
Lee USF  
Manatee USF  
Martin USF  
Miami-Dade USF  
Monroe Mainland USF  
Okeechobee USF  
Orange USF  
Osceola USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns FLAS  
St. Lucie USF  
Sumter FLAS  
Volusia USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Blechnopsis serrulata Blechnopsis serrulata (Richard) C. Presl, Epimel. Bot. 119. 1851 ("1849").BASIONYM: Blechnum serrulatum Richard 1792. 
Salpichlaena serrulata Salpichlaena serrulata (Richard) Trevisan de Saint-Léon, Atti Reale Ist. Veneto Sci. Lett. Arti 14: 576. 1869.BASIONYM: Blechnum serrulatum Richard 1792. 
Spicanta serrulata Spicanta serrulata (Richard) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 821. 1891.BASIONYM: Blechnum serrulatum Richard 1792. 
Blechnum angustatum Blechnum angustatum Schrader, Gött. Gel. Anz. 1824: 872. 1824.  
Blechnum angustifolium Blechnum angustifolium Willdenow, Sp. Pl. 5(1): 414. 1810.  
Blechnum callophyllum Blechnum callophyllum Langsdorff & Fischer, Voy. Pl. Russes Monde 1: 20, pl. 23. 1810. TYPE: BRAZIL: Santa Catarina: Ilha Santa Catarina,
Blechnum stagninum Blechnum stagninum Raddi, Opusc. Sci. 3: 294. 1819.