Genus: Polystichum

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Last Modified 03/11/2013

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Polystichum Roth, Tent. Fl. Germ. 3: 31, 69. 1799.

List of Polystichum Species

References to Polystichum

  • Belling, A. J. 1974. Spore morphology of the Polypodiaceae of northeastern North America. I. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 101: 326-339.
  • Greer, G. K.; McCarthy, B. C. 1999. Gametophytic plasticity among four species of ferns with contrasting ecological distributions. Int. J. Plant Sci. 160: 879-886.
  • Lawrey, J. D. 1977. Trace metal accumulation by plant species from a coal strip-mining area in Ohio. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 104: 368-375.
  • Little, D. P.; Barrington, D. S. 2003. Major evolutionary events in the origin and diversification of the fern genus Polystichum (Dryopteridaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 90: 508-514.
  • Liu, H. M. 2007. Molecular phylogeny of the fern family Dryopteridaceae inferred from chloroplast rbcL and atpB genes. Int. J. Plant Sci. 168: 1311-1323.
  • Minoletti, M. L.; Minoletti, L. M. 1992. Seasonal nutrient dynamics and resorption of the understory shrub Viburnum acerifolium L. (maple-leaf viburnum) and fern Polystichum acrostichoides (Michx.) Schott (Christmas fern): effects of site fertility and drought. M.S. Thesis Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH73 p.
  • Tessier, J. T. 2008. Leaf habit, phenology, and longevity of 11 forest understory plant species in Algonquin State Forest, northwest Connecticut, USA. Botany 86: 457-465.