Matteuccia struthiopteris

Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod. (Woodsiaceae). leg. Heuertz 1906 - hb.Mnhn - LUX162. © 2004 by Yves Krippel.Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod.
EnglishOstrich fern
FrançaisMatteuccie
DeutschStraussenfarn
LëtzebuergeschStraussefar
Class: Pteridopsida
Family: Woodsiaceae

Status

R – extremely rare

Description

Matteuccia struthiopteris was considered as Regionally Extinct (RE) in Luxembourg, until 2017, when the Ostrich Fern was (re)discovered by K.-G. Gessner near Dondelange. The presence of M. struthiopteris along a hedgerow is probably the result of a garden escape.

Further information

Krippel, Y., T. Helminger & G. Colling, 2018. Notes floristiques. Observations faites au Luxembourg (2016-2017). Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 120 : 57-76.

Suggested citation of this webpage

Krippel, Y., 2020. Matteuccia struthiopteris (L.) Tod. In: Online atlas of the pteridophytes of Luxembourg. URL: https://pteridophytes.lu/matteuccia-struthiopteris/ [11.08.2020].