Keep up to date here with recently published scientific research on ferns and lycophytes.
This page is a new feature on our website. Each entry has a link to the abstract and in some cases the complete article, and the list will be updated regularly to include papers as they are published.
Older articles will be put into the archive

Kim HT, Kim JS.
The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Haplopteris flexuosa (Fée) E.H. Crane.
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021 Apr 4;6(4):1306-1307.
PMID: 33898746

Westbrook AS, McAdam SAM.
Atavistic Stomatal Responses to Blue Light in Marsileaceae.
Plant Physiol. 2020 Nov 2;184(3):1378-1388.
PMID: 33889975

Hoysted GA, Kowal J, Pressel S, Duckett JG, Bidartondo MI, Field KJ.
Carbon for nutrient exchange between Lycopodiella inundata and Mucoromycotina fine root endophytes is unresponsive to high atmospheric CO2.
Mycorrhiza. 2021 Apr 21;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33884466

Edwards D.
Cells and tissues in the vegetative sporophytes of early land plants.
New Phytol. 1993 Oct;125(2):225-247.
PMID: 33874492

Watanabe I, Lin C, Santiago-Ventura T.
Responses to high temperature of the Azolla-Anabaena association, determined in both the fern and in the cyanobacterium.
New Phytol. 1989 Apr;111(4):625-630.
PMID: 33874059

Nasrulhaq-Boyce A, Mohamed MAH.
New Phytol. 1987 Jan;105(1):81-88.
PMID: 33874033

Brodribb TJ, Holbrook NM.
Stomatal protection against hydraulic failure: a comparison of coexisting ferns and angiosperms.
New Phytol. 2004 Jun;162(3):663-670.
PMID: 33873766

Meharg AA.
Variation in arsenic accumulation – hyperaccumulation in ferns and their allies: Rapid report.
New Phytol. 2003 Jan;157(1):25-31.
PMID: 33873706

Popper ZA, Fry SC.
Primary cell wall composition of pteridophytes and spermatophytes.
New Phytol. 2004 Oct;164(1):165-174.
PMID: 33873476 

Makgomol K, Sheffield E.
Gametophyte morphology and ultrastructure of the extremely deep shade fern, Trichomanes speciosum.
New Phytol. 2001 Jul;151(1):243-255.
PMID: 33873378

Wei R, Zhao CF, Xiang QP, Zhang XC.
Ellipinema and ×Ellipisorus? Just Lepisorus (Polypodiaceae)!
Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2021 Apr 15;:107176. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33866009

Paiva DNA, Perdiz RO, Almeida TE.
Using near-infrared spectroscopy to discriminate closely related species: a case study of neotropical ferns.
J Plant Res. 2021 Apr 7;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33826013

Yang J, Wang X, Duffy KJ, Dai X.
A preliminary world checklist of fern-mining insects.
Biodivers Data J. 2021;9:e62839.
PMID: 33824618

Petkov VH, Ardasheva RG, Prissadova NA, Kristev AD, Stoyanov PS, Argirova MD.
Receptor-mediated biological effects of extracts obtained from three Asplenium species.
Z Naturforsch C J Biosci. 2021 Apr 6;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33823097

Holmlund HI.
Synergistic adaptations: freezing tolerance is associated with desiccation tolerance and activation of violaxanthin de-epoxidase in wintergreen ferns.
J Exp Bot. 2021 Apr 2;72(8):2814-2817.
PMID: 33822176

Szövényi P, Gunadi A, Li FW.
Charting the genomic landscape of seed-free plants.
Nat Plants. 2021 Apr 5;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33820965

Colmán A, Costa H, Lima IM, Barreto RW.
First report of Dematophora bunodes causing root rot of taro (Colocasia esculenta ) and leatherleaf fern (Rumohra adiantiformis) in Brazil.
Plant Dis. 2021 Apr 5;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33819103

Langhansova L, Pumprova K, Haisel D, Ekrt L, Pavicic A, Zajíčková M, Vanek T, Dvorakova M.
European ferns as rich sources of antioxidants in the human diet.
Food Chem. 2021 Mar 20;356:129637. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33813205

Pittermann J, Baer A, Sang Y.
Primary tissues may affect estimates of cavitation resistance in ferns.
New Phytol. 2021 Mar 31;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33786827

Takemura M, Misawa N.
Carotenoid Biosynthesis in Liverworts.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2021;1261:115-119.
PMID: 33783734

Antenozio ML, Giannelli G, Marabottini R, Brunetti P, Allevato E, Marzi D, Capobianco G, Bonifazi G, Serranti S, Visioli G, Stazi SR, Cardarelli M.
Phytoextraction efficiency of Pteris vittata grown on a naturally As-rich soil and characterization of As-resistant rhizosphere bacteria.
Sci Rep. 2021 Mar 24;11(1):6794.
PMID: 33762609

May MR, Contreras DL, Sundue MA, Nagalingum NS, Looy CV, Rothfels CJ.
Inferring the Total-Evidence Timescale of Marattialean Fern Evolution in the Face of Model Sensitivity.
Syst Biol. 2021 Mar 24;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33760075

Chater CCC.
Light in the darkness: how ferns flourished in the ancestral angiosperm forest.
New Phytol. 2021 Mar 16;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33725385

Suriyachadkun C, Ngaemthao W, Pujchakarn T, Chunhametha S.
Gordonia asplenii sp. nov., isolated from humic soil on bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus L.).
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2021 Mar 12;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33709899

Geng Y, Cai C, McAdam SAM, Banks JA, Wisecaver JH, Zhou Y.
A de Novo Transcriptome Assembly of Ceratopteris Richardii Provides Insights into the Evolutionary Dynamics of Complex Gene Families in Land Plants.
Genome Biol Evol. 2021 Mar 3;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33681974

Sareen B, Bhattacharya A, Srivatsan V.
Nutritional characterization and chemical composition of Diplazium maximum (D. Don) C. Chr.
J Food Sci Technol. 2021 Mar;58(3):844-854.
PMID: 33678867

Dvorakova M, Pumprova K, Antonínová Ž, Rezek J, Haisel D, Ekrt L, Vanek T, Langhansova L.
Nutritional and Antioxidant Potential of Fiddleheads from European Ferns.
Foods. 2021 Feb 19;10(2).
PMID: 33669902

Sripinyowanich S, Kil EJ, Petchsri S, Jo Y, Choi H, Cho WK, Lee S.
De Novo Transcriptome Assembly of Two Microsorum Fern Species Identifies Enzymes Required for Two Upstream Pathways of Phytoecdysteroids.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Feb 19;22(4).
PMID: 33669861

Ambrose BA, Smalls TL, Zumajo-Cardona C.
All type II classic MADS-box genes in the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorffii are broadly yet discretely expressed in vegetative and reproductive tissues.
Evol Dev. 2021 Mar 5;:e12375. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33666357

Campany CE, Pittermann J, Baer A, Holmlund H, Schuettpelz E, Mehltreter K, Watkins JE Jr.
Leaf water relations in epiphytic ferns are driven by drought avoidance rather than tolerance mechanisms.
Plant Cell Environ. 2021 Mar 5;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33665827

Santos EC, Silva ILD, Rosa RO, Oliveira CMG, Buonicontro DS.
Pathogenicity of Aphelenchoides Pseudogoodeyi on the Ornamental Plants Asplenium Nidus and Lilium Speciosum in Brazil.
Helminthologia. 2021 Mar;58(1):74-84.
PMID: 33664620

Huang MY, Wong SL, Weng JH.
Rapid Light-Response Curve of Chlorophyll Fluorescence in Terrestrial Plants: Relationship to CO2 Exchange among Five Woody and Four Fern Species Adapted to Different Light and Water Regimes.
Plants (Basel). 2021 Feb 26;10(3).
PMID: 33652840

Yang QJ, Li R.
Predicting the potential suitable habitats of Alsophila spinulosa and their changes.
Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2021 Feb;32(2):538-548.
PMID: 33650363

Zhu CC, Peng B, Zeng ZP, Han XY, Wang H, Wang TY.
[A new phloroglucinol compound from Dryopteris fragrans].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2021 Jan;46(2):388-390. Chinese.
PMID: 33645126

R KD, Nv R, S V, N J.
Screening of in vitro antitrematodal activities of compounds and secondary metabolites isolated from selected Pteridophytes.
Vet Ital. 2020 Dec 1;56(4):271-287.
PMID: 33635616

Wang Z, Li N, Li Z, Liu Y, Yang P, Hong Y, He Z, Su Y, Wang T.
The complete chloroplast genome of Lemmaphyllum intermedium, a valuable medicinal fern.
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021 Feb 9;6(2):423-424.
PMID: 33628877

Grusz AL, Windham MD, Picard KT, Pryer KM, Schuettpelz E, Haufler CH.
A drought-driven model for the evolution of obligate apomixis in ferns: evidence from pellaeids (Pteridaceae).
Am J Bot. 2021 Feb 23;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33624306

Fernández-Marín B, Arzac MI, López-Pozo M, Laza JM, Roach T, Stegner M, Neuner G, García-Plazaola JI.
Frozen in the dark: night activity of xanthophyll cycle, xylem attributes and desiccation-tolerance interplay in fern resistance to winter.
J Exp Bot. 2021 Feb 22;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33617637

Fernández-Marín B, Arzac MI, López-Pozo M, Laza JM, Roach T, Stegner M, Neuner G, García-Plazaola JI.
Frozen in the dark: night activity of xanthophyll cycle, xylem attributes and desiccation-tolerance interplay in fern resistance to winter.
J Exp Bot. 2021 Feb 22;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33617637

Hori K, Kanemitsu H.
Two new hybrids of the genus Diplazium (Athyriaceae) from Japan.
PhytoKeys. 2021;172:39-55.
PMID: 33603535

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