Macrothelypteris torresiana

ClassificationPteridophytes
FamilyThelypteridaceae
Family (Traditional)Thelypteridaceae
GenusMacrothelypteris
SpeciesMacrothelypteris torresiana (Gaudich.) Ching
Common NameMariana Maiden Fern, swordfern
Growth Habitfern
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: fern; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Simple/Compound: Compound;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 0.0
C value N/A
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACW), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Dryopteris setigera Dryopteris setigera (Bl.) Kuntze
Dryopteris uliginosa Dryopteris uliginosa (A.Br.ex Doll) O.Ktze.ex Druce
Macrothelypteris terresiana Macrothelypteris terresiana (Gaudich.) Ching
Polypodium pallidum Polypodium pallidum
Thelypteris torresiana Thelypteris torresiana (Gaudich.in Freyc.) Alston

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Gibson (TN), Hamilton (TN), Marion (TN), Perry (TN), Putnam (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1998 - 2005

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0006986 Perry Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
TENN-V-0005125 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
UCHT000613 Hamilton Tennessee 27 Sep 2005 T. Govus
UCHT
Macrothelypteris torresiana
TENN-V-0005124 Gibson Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
TENN-V-0006987 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
TENN-V-0006988 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
TENN-V-0006989 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Macrothelypteris torresiana
UCHT000609 Marion Tennessee 05 Jun 1999 John Beck
3640a
UCHT
Thelypteris torresiana
UCHT000608 Marion Tennessee 29 Jun 1998 John Beck
2302
UCHT
Thelypteris torresiana
HTTU034611 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Macrothelypteris torresiana
HTTU035387 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Macrothelypteris torresiana
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Plant Photos

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