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

Wang K, Duan J, Ding Y, Xiang J, Liu H.
The complete chloroplast genome of Platycerium wallichii (Polypodiaceae), an endangered and ornamental fern species.
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021;6(8):2313-2315.
PMID: 34291168

Garcés M.
Increasing the Membrane Permeability of a Fern with DMSO.
Bio Protoc. 2018 Jun 20;8(12):e2896.
PMID: 34286005

Garcés M.
Slow and Fast Desiccation of Single-cell Thick Fronds of Filmy Ferns.
Bio Protoc. 2018 Jun 5;8(11):e2872.
PMID: 34285986

Suissa JS, Friedman WE.
From cells to stems: the effects of primary vascular construction on drought-induced embolism in fern rhizomes.
New Phytol. 2021 Jul 17;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34273190

Fujiwara T, Liu H, Meza-Torres EI, Morero RE, Vega AJ, Liang Z, Ebihara A, Leitch IJ, Schneider H.
Evolution of genome space occupation in ferns: linking genome diversity and species richness.
Ann Bot. 2021 Jul 14;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34259813

Mai NT, Nguyen MN, Tsubota T, Nguyen PLT, Nguyen NH.
Evolution of physico-chemical properties of Dicranopteris linearis-derived activated carbon under various physical activation atmospheres.
Sci Rep. 2021 Jul 13;11(1):14430.
PMID: 34257386

Segars K, McCarver V, Miller RA.
Dermatologic Applications of Polypodium leucotomos: A Literature Review.
J Clin Aesthet Dermatol. 2021 Feb;14(2):50-60.
PMID: 34221229

Vasco A, Matos FB, Sundue MA.
Robbin C. Moran, Fern and Lycophyte Curator- an Appreciation.
Bot Rev. 2021 Jun 29;:1-16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34219751

Wang Z, Wang R, Lin L, Liu R, Ma S, Hong Y, He Z, Su Y, Wang T.
The complete chloroplast genome of Alsophila latebrosa, a common and widespread tree fern (Cyatheaceae).
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021 Jun 22;6(7):2084-2085.
PMID: 34212105

Bakkali M, Martín-Blázquez R, Ruiz-Estévez M, Garrido-Ramos MA.
De Novo Sporophyte Transcriptome Assembly and Functional Annotation in the Endangered Fern Species Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) G. Kunkel.
Genes (Basel). 2021 Jun 30;12(7).
PMID: 34208974

Živković S, Skorić M, Ristić M, Filipović B, Milutinović M, Perišić M, Puač N.
Rehydration Process in Rustyback Fern (Asplenium ceterach L.): Profiling of Volatile Organic Compounds.
Biology (Basel). 2021 Jun 23;10(7).
PMID: 34201481

Mikuła A, Tomaszewicz W, Dziurka M, Kaźmierczak A, Grzyb M, Sobczak M, Zdańkowski P, Rybczyński J.
The Origin of the Cyathea delgadii Sternb. Somatic Embryos Is Determined by the Developmental State of Donor Tissue and Mutual Balance of Selected Metabolites.
Cells. 2021 Jun 4;10(6).
PMID: 34199921

Valu MV, Ducu C, Moga S, Negrea D, Hritcu L, Boiangiu RS, Vamanu E, Balseanu TA, Carradori S, Soare LC.
Effects of the Hydroethanolic Extract of Lycopodium selago L. on Scopolamine-Induced Memory Deficits in Zebrafish.
Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2021 Jun 14;14(6).
PMID: 34198639

Wu X, Yan A, McAdam SAM, Banks JA, Zhang S, Zhou Y.
Timing of meristem initiation and maintenance determines the morphology of fern gametophytes.
J Exp Bot. 2021 Jun 28;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34181730

Pratte BS, Thiel T.
Comparative genomic insights into culturable symbiotic cyanobacteria from the water fern Azolla.
Microb Genom. 2021 Jun;7(6).
PMID: 34181515

Cunha S, Endres Júnior D, Silva VL, Droste A, Schmitt JL.
Herbivory and leaf expansion of Cyathea phalerata Mart. (Cyatheaceae) in subtropical Atlantic Forest, southern Brazil.
Braz J Biol. 2021;83:e245386.
PMID: 34161461

Kröber E, Wende S, Kanukollu S, Buchen-Tschiskale C, Besaury L, Keppler F, Vuilleumier S, Kolb S, Bringel F.
13 C-chloromethane incubations provide evidence for novel bacterial chloromethane degraders in a living tree fern.
Environ Microbiol. 2021 Jun 14;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34121306

Irfan M, Jan G, Jan FG, Murad W.
Taxonomy and spore morphology of selected taxa of Cheilanthoideae and Pteridoideae (Pteridaceae) from Pakistan.
Microsc Res Tech. 2021 Jun 14;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34121271

Nitta JH, Watkins JE Jr, Holbrook NM, Wang TW, Davis CC.
Ecophysiological differentiation between life stages in filmy ferns (Hymenophyllaceae).
J Plant Res. 2021 Jun 12;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34117960

Santos MG, Tietbohl LAC, Oliveira BHG, Esteves R, Campos MG, Rocha L.
Phenolic substances and cyanogenesis in galled and non-galled tissue of the fern species Microgramma vacciniifolia.
Braz J Biol. 2021;82:e236151.
PMID: 34105663

Wang Q, Xu W, Zhou L, Mai B, Zhu N, Zhao X, Lei Z.
The complete chloroplast genome of Dryopteris crassirhizoma Nakai.
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021 May 27;6(6):1779-1780.
PMID: 34104772

Wagner S, Hoefer C, Puschenreiter M, Wenzel WW, Oburger E, Hann S, Robinson B, Kretzschmar R, Santner J.
Arsenic redox transformations and cycling in the rhizosphere of Pteris vittata and Pteris quadriaurita.
Environ Exp Bot. 2020 Sep;177:104122.
PMID: 34103771

Tajuddeen N, Swart T, Hoppe HC, van Heerden FR.
Antiplasmodial and cytotoxic activities of extract and compounds from Ozoroa obovata (Oliv.) R. & A. Fern. var. obovata.
Chem Biodivers. 2021 Jun 3;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34081396

David AS, Carmona Cortes A, Wheeler GS, Lake EC.
Localized Induced Defenses Limit Gall Formation by Eriophyid Mite Against Invasive Lygodium microphyllum (Schizaeales: Lygodiaceae).
Environ Entomol. 2021 Jun 3;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34079991

Nekrasov EV, Svetashev VI.
Edible Far Eastern Ferns as a Dietary Source of Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids.
Foods. 2021 May 28;10(6).
PMID: 34071261

Petkov V, Batsalova T, Stoyanov P, Mladenova T, Kolchakova D, Argirova M, Raycheva T, Dzhambazov B.
Selective Anticancer Properties, Proapoptotic and Antibacterial Potential of Three Asplenium Species.
Plants (Basel). 2021 May 25;10(6).
PMID: 34070269

Fierascu I, Fierascu RC, Ungureanu C, Draghiceanu OA, Soare LC.
Application of Polypodiopsida Class in Nanotechnology-Potential towards Development of More Effective Bioactive Solutions.
Antioxidants (Basel). 2021 May 8;10(5).
PMID: 34066800

Irfan M, Jan G, Jan FG, Murad W.
Taxonomy and spore morphology of genus Adiantum (Vittarioideae; Pteridaceae) from Pakistan.
Microsc Res Tech. 2021 May 29;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34051004 

Corzo Remigio A, Edraki M, Baker AJM, van der Ent A.
Root responses to localised soil arsenic enrichment in the fern Pityrogramma calomelanos var. austroamericana grown in rhizoboxes.
Plant Physiol Biochem. 2021 Apr 28;164:147-159. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33991860

Fan R, Ma W, Liu S, Huang Q.
Integrated analysis of three newly sequenced fern chloroplast genomes: Genome structure and comparative analysis.
Ecol Evol. 2021 May;11(9):4550-4563.
PMID: 33976830

Fauskee BD, Sigel EM, Pryer KM, Grusz AL.
Variation in frequency of plastid RNA editing within Adiantum implies rapid evolution in fern plastomes.
Am J Bot. 2021 May 9;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33969475

Nadal M, Brodribb TJ, Fernández-Marín B, García-Plazaola JI, Arzac MI, López-Pozo M, Perera-Castro AV, Gulías J, Flexas J, Farrant JM.
Differences in biochemical, gas exchange and hydraulic response to water stress in desiccation tolerant and sensitive fronds of the fern Anemia caffrorum.
New Phytol. 2021 May 6;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33959976

Bora MS, Sarma KP.
Anatomical and ultrastructural alterations in Ceratopteris pteridoides under cadmium stress: A mechanism of cadmium tolerance.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2021 May 3;218:112285. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 33957421

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