Vandenboschia boschiana

Family:HYMENOPHYLLACEAE
Species:Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
Common Name:Appalachian Bristle Fern; Appalachian Filmy Fern
Habitat:**
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
USDA Symbol:**
Plant Notes:Appalachian Filmy Fern is a native evergreen perennial in the Filmy Fern family (Hymenophyllaceae). It is native to the northern third of Alabama. Appalachian Filmy Fern occurs on non-calcareous rocks in steep, deeply shaded grottos and overhangs. It is a perennial with long creeping rhizomes. The rhizomes are covered in dark branched or un-branched hairs. The unbranched hairs may be gland tipped. Leaves are widely spaced, petiolate, lanceolate in outline, and 1-2 pinnate or pinnatifid. The leaves have glandular hairs on the main veins. Spores are produced in conic involucres at the base of lobes on lateral veins. A bristle-like structure called a sporangial receptacle sticks out of the involucral cone. This species was earlier treated in the genus Trichomanes as T. boschianum J.W.Sturm ex Bosch. Plants of this species are dependent on a consistently moist environment. Populations have suffered greatly during recent droughts, with high levels of mortality. Whole populations have declined or disappeared in some locations.--A. Diamond
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, S3 (State Rank), G4 (Global Rank)
References:**
Specimen: View specimen details in the Alabama Herbarium Consortium Specimen Database

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

FamilyHYMENOPHYLLACEAE - Filmy Fern family
Genus Vandenboschia
Species Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki - Appalachian Bristle Fern; Appalachian Filmy Fern

Citation

Citation VANDENBOSCHIA BOSCHIANA (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki, Blumea 51(2): 242. 2006.
Basionym: Trichomanes boschianum J.W. Sturm ex Bosch
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Trichomanes boschianum Trichomanes boschianum J.W.Sturm ex Bosch, Ned. Kruidk. Arch. 5(2): 160. 1861.   
Trichomanes radicans    

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; choose a county or herbaria to filter the specimen data.

Counties included on distribution map: Cherokee, Clay, Colbert, Cullman, Etowah, Franklin, Hale, Jackson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Marion, Morgan, Walker, Winston

Counties represented by specimen data listed below:

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ALNHS, AMAL, AUA, JSU, SAMF, TROY, UNA, UNAF, US, USAM, UWAL

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1941 - 1941

Barcode / Accession No. County Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
Image
UWAL0001254 Winston 24 Jun 2005 England, J. Kevin
422
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
ALNHS00001188 Winston 14 Aug 2012 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#687
ALNHS
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
USAM000000121 Winston 28 Jun 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6590
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051895 Lawrence 22 Aug 1940 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
163
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051886 Colbert s.d. Harvill, Jr., A.M.
86
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNAF0001036 Lauderdale 04 Oct 1955 Weeks, Bob
73
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051884 Marion 29 Mar 1939 Harper, Roland M.
3709
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0031445 Colbert 23 Apr 2011 England, J. Kevin
2837
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
JSU108403 Winston 18 Aug 1974 Whetstone, R. David
3875
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNAF0001038 Lawrence 15 Sep 1989 Crews, Sherry
s.n.
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_55610 Winston 17 Mar 1944 Rust, H.B.
163
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
SAMF0000518 Lawrence 22 Aug 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
163
SAMF
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051888 Jackson _ Jan 1915 Graves, Edward W.
13
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
USAM000000123 Winston 28 Jun 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6590
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051872 Winston 27 Jun 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
8
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051870 Winston 09 Aug 1976 Whetstone, R.D.
881
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
JSU108160 Cullman 04 Jul 1997 Spaulding, Daniel D.
9681
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
USAM000000125 Lawrence 9 Apr 1969 Freckmann, Robert W.
3953
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_31674 Winston 11 Aug 1975 Short, John W.
393
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
UNAF0001034 Colbert 03 Dec 1985 Garner, Jeff
s.n.
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051879 Franklin 07 Sep 1953 Chermock, Ralph L.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0017842 Winston 06 May 1978 Kral, Robert
61657
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
USAM000000122 Winston 28 Jun 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6590
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00057508 Winston 22 May 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
5025
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051882 Etowah s.d. Mohr, Charles
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
JSU108159 Clay 15 Oct 1994 Ballard, J. Mark
5291
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
USAM000000124 Lawrence 9 Apr 1969 Freckmann, Robert W.
3953
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
SAMF0007460 Lawrence 08 Aug 2016 Davenport, L.J.
6457
SAMF
Vandenboschia boschiana (J. W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_6715 Winston 19 Oct 1961 Koelling, Alfred C.
524
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
UNAF0001033 Colbert 08 May 1994 Davison, Paul G.
s.n.
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051874 Lamar 07 Sep 1953 Chermock, Ralph L.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
AMAL00019507 Lawrence 28 Oct 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
236
AMAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
ALNHS00007156 Winston 10 Jun 2021 Barger, T. Wayne
SP#5531
ALNHS
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwats.
USAM000000120 Winston 28 Jun 1972 LeLong, Michel G.
6590
USAM
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051873 Walker 10 Jul 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
54
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051875 Colbert s.d. Harvill, Jr., A.M.
86
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051889 Hale 22 Feb 1949 Harper, Roland M.
4101
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
AUA_ACC_27037 Winston Peters, Thomas M.
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
JSU108402 Winston 18 Aug 1974 Whetstone, R. David
3875
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNAF0001035 Colbert 11 Nov 1985 Cagle, Lee
s.n.
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_55613 Winston 17 Mar 1944 Rust, H.B.
162
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
SAMF0000519 Winston 07 May 1959 McCullough, Herbert A.
s.n.
SAMF
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051894 Winston 20 Jan 1916 Graves, Edward W.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0052217 Winston 16 Jul 2017 Keener, Brian R.
10279
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (J.W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwats.
UWAL0032560 Marion 30 May 2016 England, J. Kevin
6500
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051891 Hale s.d. Harvill, Jr., A.M.
4053
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051880 Morgan 02 Aug 1953 White, Jesse S.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00064664 Lamar 21 Jul 2004 Schotz, Alfred
1947
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0011679 Colbert 17 Jun 2013 Keener, Brian R.
7914
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
US01411624A Hale 30 Mar 1878 Smith, E.A.
s.n.
US
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
JSU108405 Winston 09 Aug 1976 Whetstone, R. David
8810
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
JSU108401 Marion 04 Oct 1980 Whetstone, R. David
10390
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00053487 Lawrence 07 Apr 1969 Thomas, Joab L.
1900
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00025759 Colbert 29 Jun 1941 Shaw, James W.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00057509 Winston 03 Jul 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
29
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051885 Winston s.d. Harvill, Jr., A.M.
5009
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
TROY000047106 Winston 20 Jul 2002 Keener, Brian R.
2292
TROY
Vandenboschia boschiana (J. W. Sturm ex Bosch) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UWAL0001252 Lamar 20 Mar 2009 Keener, Brian R.
5119
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
US01411624 s.d. Peters, Thomas M.
s.n.
US
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNAF0001039 Lawrence 15 Sep 1989 Spiller, Debra
s.n.
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AMAL00019610 Colbert 18 Mar 2010 Barger, T. Wayne
228
AMAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
TROY000029382 Lamar 20 Mar 2009 Keener, Brian R.
5119
TROY
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051893 Walker 10 Jul 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
54
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051892 Lawrence s.d. Harvill, Jr., A.M.
163
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051881 Hale 30 Mar 1878 Smith, Eugene A.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0012009 Winston 20 Jul 2002 Keener, Brian R.
2292
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNAF0001037 Lauderdale 04 Oct 1955 Stragler, Glen
78
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_35170 Winston 16 Aug 1978 Glick, J.I.
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
UNAF0001040 29 Nov 1955 Britton, Morris
83
UNAF
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AUA_ACC_55612 Winston 15 Mar 1944 Rust, H.B.
197
AUA
Trichomanes Boschianum Sturm
SAMF0002925 Winston 18 Jul 2014 Davenport, Lawrence J.
5632
SAMF
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051887 Jackson _ Jan 1915 Graves, Edward W.
18
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UWAL0001255 Winston 11 Aug 1975 Short, John (Jack) W.
393
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UWAL0001253 Lawrence 31 Dec 2005 England, J. Kevin
409
UWAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00057510 Jackson 30 Jul 1949 Harvill, Jr., A.M.
120
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
UNA00051877 Winston 01 Aug 1953 White, Jesse S.
s.n.
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
AMAL00005391 Cherokee 11 Jun 1987 Dickson, Catherine C.
383
AMAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
AMAL00017323 Lamar 20 Mar 2009 Keener, Brian R.
5119
AMAL
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00051878 Marion 11 Jul 1969 Kral, Robert
35432
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
JSU108404 Winston 22 Aug 1949 Harvill, A.M., Jr.
s.n.
JSU
Vandenboschia boschiana (Sturm) Ebihara & K. Iwatsuki
UNA00065345 Winston 09 Jan 2005 England, J. Kevin
261
UNA
Trichomanes boschianum Sturm
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