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

Ruiz-Ruano FJ, Navarro-Domínguez B, Camacho JPM, Garrido-Ramos MA.
Transposable element landscapes illuminate past evolutionary events in the endangered fern Vandenboschia speciosa.
Genome. 2021 Sep 23;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34555288

Oliwa J, Skoczowski A.
The high red/far-red ratio supports the acclimation of fern Platycerium bifurcatum to high light.
Biol Futur. 2019 Sep;70(3):185-197.
PMID: 34554449

Semwal P, Painuli S, Painuli KM, Antika G, Tumer TB, Thapliyal A, Setzer WN, Martorell M, Alshehri MM, Taheri Y, Daştan SD, Ayatollahi SA, Petkoska AT, Sharifi-Rad J, Cho WC.
Diplazium esculentum (Retz.) Sw.: Ethnomedicinal, Phytochemical, and Pharmacological Overview of the Himalayan Ferns.
Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2021;2021:1917890.
PMID: 34512863

Xi L, Shen Y, Zhao X, Zhou M, Mi Y, Li X, Chen H, Wei Y, Su H, Hou H.
Effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on frond antimony enrichment, morphology, and proteomics in Pteris cretica var. nervosa during antimony phytoremediation.
Sci Total Environ. 2021 Aug 26;804:149904. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34508929 

Vaganov AV.
Phylogenetic comparative morphological analysis of fern spores in subfamily Pteridoideae (Pteridaceae, Pteridophyta).
Microsc Res Tech. 2021 Aug 31;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34467588

Dijkhuizen LW, Tabatabaei BES, Brouwer P, Rijken N, Buijs VA, Güngör E, Schluepmann H.
Far-Red Light-Induced Azolla filiculoides Symbiosis Sexual Reproduction: Responsive Transcripts of Symbiont Nostoc azollae Encode Transporters Whilst Those of the Fern Relate to the Angiosperm Floral Transition.
Front Plant Sci. 2021;12:693039.
PMID: 34456937

Plackett ARG, Emms DM, Kelly S, Hetherington AM, Langdale JA.
Conditional stomatal closure in a fern shares molecular features with flowering plant active stomatal responses.
Curr Biol. 2021 Aug 20;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34450089

Pourang A, Dourra M, Ezekwe N, Kohli I, Hamzavi I, Lim HW.
The potential effect of Polypodium leucotomos extract on ultraviolet- and visible light-induced photoaging.
Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2021 Aug 27;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34449075

Hao J, Liang Y, Zhu M, Ping J, Feng P, Su Y, Wang T.
The complete chloroplast genome of Ophioglossum vulgatum L. (Ophioglossaceae) and phylogenetic analysis.
Mitochondrial DNA B Resour. 2021;6(9):2730-2731.
PMID: 34447885

Rahman F, Sugawara K, Wei S, Kohda YH, Chien MF, Inoue C.
Influence of low temperature on comparative arsenic accumulation and release by three Pteris hyperaccumulators.
J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 2021 Aug 27;:1-10. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34445930

Ya-Ning Y, Shu Y, Wan-Ting J, Yu-Han F.
A Modified Approach for Axenic Cultivation of Spores of Fern Adiantum capillus-veneris L. with High Germination Rate.
Bio Protoc. 2018 Jul 5;8(13):e2914.
PMID: 34395743

Shu Y, Wan-Ting J, Ya-Ning Y, Yu-Han F.
An Optimized CTAB Method for Genomic DNA Extraction from Freshly-picked Pinnae of Fern, Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Bio Protoc. 2018 Jul 5;8(13):e2906.
PMID: 34395738

Zhang J, Phookamsak R, Mapook A, Lu Y, Lv M.
Monilochaetes pteridophytophila (Australiascaceae, Glomerellales), a new fungus from tree fern.
Biodivers Data J. 2021;9:e67248.
PMID: 34393583

Ruiz-Huerta EA, Gómez-Bernal JM, Barbosa-Martínez C, Armienta-Hernández MA, Martínez-Villegas NV.
Morphological characteristics and accumulation of arsenic in Argyrochosma formosa (Liebm.) Windham developed in a highly contaminated site with arsenic in Matehuala, SLP, México.
Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2021 Aug 10;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34374022

Jang BK, Cho JS, Kang SH, Lee CH.
Culture types and period impact gametophyte morphogenesis and sporophyte formation of eastern bracken.
Plant Methods. 2021 Aug 3;17(1):87.
PMID: 34344395

Burns KC.
On the selective advantage of coloniality in staghorn ferns (Platycerium bifurcatum, Polypodiaceae).
Plant Signal Behav. 2021 Aug 2;:1961063. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34338155

Mossion V, Dauphin B, Grant J, Kessler M, Zemp N, Croll D.
Transcriptome-wide SNPs for Botrychium lunaria ferns enable fine-grained analysis of ploidy and population structure.
Mol Ecol Resour. 2021 Jul 26;. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 34310066

Chen SQ, Liang W, Zhang XM, Li X, Zhan ZL, Guo LP, Huang LQ, Zhang XM, Gao WY.
[Research progress on chemical compositions and pharmacological action of Drynariae Rhizoma].
Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2021 Jun;46(11):2737-2745. Chinese.
PMID: 34296570

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

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