Osmunda cinnamomea

Species:Osmunda cinnamomea L.
Plant Notes:This species is commonly segregated into its own genus, Osmundastrum. Recent work opts for retaining this species in a monophyletic Osmunda s.l. (Bomfleur et al. 2015).
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW (NWPL), T (WAP)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Sub Class
Genus Osmunda
Species Osmunda cinnamomea L. - CINNAMON FERN


Citation OSMUNDA CINNAMOMEA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1066. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: MARYLAND: Without data, Kalm s.n. (lectotype: LINN 1244.12). Lectotypified by Duek, Feddes Repert. 85: 325-360. 1976.

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Alachua USF  
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Citrus USF  
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Collier USF  
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Gadsden FLAS  
Gilchrist FLAS  
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Gulf FLAS  
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Hardee USF  
Hernando FSU  
Highlands USF  
Hillsborough USF  
Indian River FLAS  
Jackson FSU  
Jefferson FLAS  
Lafayette FLAS  
Lake USF  
Lee USF  
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Levy FLAS  
Liberty FLAS  
Madison FLAS  
Manatee USF  
Marion USF  
Martin USF  
Nassau USF  
Okaloosa USF  
Okeechobee USF  
Orange USF  
Osceola USF  
Palm Beach USF  
Pasco USF  
Pinellas USF  
Polk USF  
Putnam USF  
Santa Rosa FLAS  
Sarasota USF  
Seminole USF  
St. Johns USF  
St. Lucie FLAS  
Suwannee USF  
Union USF  
Volusia USF  
Wakulla FLAS  
Walton USF  
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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Anemia bipinnata Anemia bipinnata (Linnaeus) Swartz, Syn. Fil. 157. 1806.BASIONYM: Osmunda bipinnata Linnaeus 1753. 
Osmunda bipinnata Osmunda bipinnata Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1065. 1753. TYPE: Hispaniola, without data (lectotype: Plumier, Traite Foug. Amer. t. 155. 1705). Lectotypified by Proctor, Ferns Jamaica 66. 1985.
Osmunda cinnamomea forma frondosa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma frondosa (Torrey & A. Gray ex Torrey) Britton, Cat. Pl. New Jersey 312. 1890.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. frondosa Torrey & A. Gray ex Torrey 1840. 
Osmunda cinnamomea forma trifolia Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma trifolia Clute, Fern Bull. 17: 12. 1909. TYPE: FLORIDA: Seminole Co.: Without data, Rapp s.n. (holotype: BUT?).
Osmunda cinnamomea var. bipinnatifida Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. bipinnatifida Clute, Fern Bull. 14: 45. 1906.  
Osmunda cinnamomea var. frondosa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. frondosa Torrey & A. Gray ex Torrey, Rep. (Annual) Geol. Surv. New York 4: 190. 1840. TYPE: NEW YORK: Washington Co.: Cambridge, 21 Apr 1830, Stevenson s.n. (holotype: NY).
Osmunda cinnamomea var. typica Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. typica Fernald, Rhodora 32: 75. 1930, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus 1753. 
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum Osmundastrum cinnamomeum (Linnaeus) C. Presl, Gefässbündel Farrn 18. 1847.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus 1753. 
Osmunda cinnamomea forma angusta Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma angusta Clute, Fern Bull. 17: 12. 1909. TYPE: VERMONT:
Osmunda cinnamomea forma auriculata Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma auriculata (Hopkins) Kittredge, Bull. Connecticut State Geol. Nat. Hist. Surv. 48: 12. 1931.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. auriculata Hopkins 1911. 
Osmunda cinnamomea forma cornucopiafolia Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma cornucopiafolia Clute, Fern Bull. 16: 109. 1909. TYPE: OHIO: Geauga Co.: Without locality, 1907, Bossart s.n. (holotype: BUT?).
Osmunda cinnamomea forma crenulata Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma crenulata Dix, Amer. Fern J. 26: 26. 1936. TYPE: PENNSYLVANIA:
Osmunda cinnamomea forma glandulosa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma glandulosa (Waters) Waters ex M. Broun, Index N. Amer. Ferns 127. 1938; (Waters) Clute, Our Ferns 44. 1938, basionym not cited.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. glandulosa Waters 1902. 
Osmunda cinnamomea forma incisa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma incisa (Huntington) Huntington ex Gilbert, List. N. Amer. Pterid. 13, 28. 1901.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. incisa Huntington 1899. 
Osmunda cinnamomea forma latipinnula Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma latipinnula S. F. Blake, Rhodora 15: 155. 1913. TYPE: MASSACHUSETTS: Norfolk Co.: Canton, 7 Oct 1908, Blake 239 (holotype: LL).
Osmunda cinnamomea forma succumbens Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, forma succumbens Kinney, Amer. Fern J. 26: 142. 1936. TYPE: MASSACHUSETTS: Worcester Co.: Without data, Kinney s.n. (holotype: GH).
Osmunda cinnamomea var. achilleaefolia Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. achilleaefolia Hooker, Gard. Ferns t. 45. 1862. TYPE: CANADA: Quebec:
Osmunda cinnamomea var. auriculata Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. auriculata Hopkins, Amer. Fern J. 1: 100. 1911. TYPE: MAINE:
Osmunda cinnamomea var. fokiensis Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. fokiensis Copeland, Philipp. J. Sci. 4: 16. 1909.  
Osmunda cinnamomea var. glandulosa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. glandulosa Waters, Fern Bull. 10: 21. 1902. TYPE: MARYLAND: Anne Arundel Co.: Near Glen Burnie, 28-31 Aug 1901, Waters s.n. (lectotype: PH; isolectotypes: GH, US). Lectotypified by McAvoy, Novon 21: 354. 2011.
Osmunda cinnamomea var. imbricata Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. imbricata (Kunze) Milde, Monogr. Gen. Osmund. 95. 1868.BASIONYM: Osmunda imbricata Kunze 1849. 
Osmunda cinnamomea var. incisa Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. incisa Huntington, Fern Bull. 7: 12. 1899. TYPE: MASSACHUSETTS:
Osmunda cinnamomea var. sterilis Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. sterilis Farwell, Pap. Michigan Acad. Sci. 26: 3. 1941. TYPE: MICHIGAN: Wayne Co.: Romulus, 3 Jun 1930, Farwell 8674 (holotype: BLH).
Osmunda imbricata Osmunda imbricata Kunze, Farrnkräuter 2: 29, t. 112. 1849. TYPE: VENEZUELA: Merida, s.d., Funck & Schlim 1221 (holotype: LZ(destroyed ?)).
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum var. fokiensis Osmundastrum cinnamomeum (Linnaeus) C. Presl, var. fokiensis (Copeland) Tagawa, J. Jap. Bot. 17: 697. 1941.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. fokiensis Copeland 1909. 
Osmundastrum cinnamomeum var. glandulosum Osmundastrum cinnamomeum (Linnaeus) C. Presl, var. glandulosum (Waters) McAvoy, Novon 21: 354. 2011.BASIONYM: Osmunda cinnamomea Linnaeus, var. glandulosa Waters 1902.