Family Cyatheaceae, genus Alsophila;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Alsophila, giving current name, authority, synonyms, published references, geographic distribution and (sometimes) illustrations.
Please note: an asterisk * in the distribution list means that the species is exotic to the country named.

005.00 Class Filicopsida
		Trivial names: Ferns
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
019.000 Order Cyatheales
		Statistics: 6 families, 15 genera, 627-687 spp. [703 species and 8 hybrids listed]
024.0000 Family Cyatheaceae Kaulfuss; Wesen Farrenkr. 119 (1827)
		Statistics: 4 genera, 590-647 spp. [656 species and 4 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		Trivial names: Stammfarne, Tree Ferns
		= Alsophilaceae Presl; Gefässb. Stipes Farrnkr. 32 (1847)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

024.0003 Alsophila R. Br.; Prod. Fl. Nov. Holl. 158 (1810) Statistics: 235-260 spp. pantropics: 200 Old World, > 30 New World [270 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Amphicosmia Gardn.; Lond. Jour. Bot. 1: 441 (1842) = Dichorexia Presl; Gefässb. Stipes Farrnkr. 36 (1847) = Dicranophlebia Martius; Icon. Sci. Cr. Bras. 63 (1834) = Haplophlebia Martius; Icon. Sel. Cr. Bras. 62 (1834) = Nephelea R.M. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) = Thysanobotrya Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Btzg. II, n. 28 (1918) 669 t. 10 Alsophila abbottii (Maxon) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila acantha Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 46 (1978) Alsophila acanthophora (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila acrostichoides Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Btzg II, n. 28 (1918) 2 Alsophila acuminata (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila acutula R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila alata Fourn.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 18. 349 (1873) Alsophila albida (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila alderwereltii (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila alleniae (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila alta (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila alticola (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila amboinensis Alderw.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 11. 103 (1916) Alsophila amintae D.S.Conant; Rhodora 83(833): 149 (1981) [nom. nov. Alsophila andohahelensis Tardieu; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 88: 683 (1941) Alsophila aneitensis (Hook.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200. 36 (1970) Alsophila annae Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II no. 23. 3 (1916) Alsophila aperta Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 158 t. 54 f. 2 (1869) Alsophila apiculata Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 18. 213 (1914) Alsophila apoensis (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila appendiculata (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila approximata (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) var. sorisquamata (Bonap.) comb. ined. Alsophila archboldii (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) var. horrida (Holtt.) comb. ined. Alsophila aspera (L.) R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 168 (1810), et Spreng., Syst. 4. 124 (1827) Alsophila auneae D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 369 (1983) [nom. nov. Alsophila auriculata (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila australis R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 158 (1810) ssp. australis R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 158 (1810) Trivial names: Rough tree fern ssp. norfolkiensis (Holtt.) comb. ined. Alsophila baileyana Domin; Bibl. Bot. 86. 29 (1913) Trivial names: Wig tree fern Alsophila balanocarpa (D.C.Eaton) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila ballardii (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila baroumba L. Linden; La Sem. Hort. 4. 435 (1900) Alsophila batjanensis Christ; Diels, Nat. Pfl. 138 (1899) Alsophila bellisquamata (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) var. basilobata C. Chr. Alsophila biformis Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 9, 423 (1911) Alsophila borbonica (Desv.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) var. latifolia (Hook.) comb. ined. var. simulans (Baker) comb. ined. var. laevigata (Willd. ex Kaulf.) comb. ined. var. pervilleana (Fée) comb. ined. Alsophila borinquena Maxon; Amer. Fern Journ. 15. 56 (1925) Alsophila borneensis (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila brausei R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200- 33 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila brevipinna (Benth.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila brooksii (Maxon) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila bryophila R. Tryon; Rhodora 74: 443 (1972) Alsophila buennemeijeri (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila callosa (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila campestrium Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 43 (1978) Alsophila capensis (L. f.) J. Sm.; Lond. Journ. Bot. 1. 666 (1842) ssp. capensis (L. f.) J. Sm.; Lond. Journ. Bot. 1. 666 (1842) Trivial names: Forest Tree Fern ssp. polypodioides (Sw.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 369 (1983) Alsophila catillifera (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila celsa R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila chamaedendron (Copel.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 21 (1934) Alsophila cicatricosa (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila cincinnata (Brause) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila cinerea (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila cipoensis Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 96 (1978) Alsophila coactilis (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila colensoi Hook. f.; Fl. New Zeal. 2. 8 t. 73 (1854) Trivial names: Mountain tree fern, Golden tree fern Alsophila confinis (C. Chr.) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila contracta Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 167 t. 59 f. 2 (1869) Alsophila corcovadensis (Raddi) C. Chr.; Ind. 41 (1905) Alsophila costalisora (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila coursii Tardieu; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 88: 684 (1941) Alsophila cubensis (Maxon) comb. ined. Alsophila cucullifera (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila cunninghamii (Hook.f.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Trivial names: Gully tree fern, Slender tree fern Alsophila cuspidata (Kunze) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold.Arbor. 64(3): 371 (1983) Alsophila damazioi Brade; Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio Janeiro 11: 23. t. 3, 6(11) (1951) Alsophila decipiens Fée; Cr. Vasc. Brés. 2: 81, t. 103, f. 1 (1872) Alsophila decrescens (Kuhn) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) var. hirsutifolia (Bonap.) comb. ined. Alsophila decurrens Hook.; Sp. 1. 51 (1844) var. vaupelii Brause (1922) Alsophila dicksonioides (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila dimorpha Christ; Ann. Jard. Buit. II. 4. 41 (1904) Alsophila doctersii (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila dregei (Kunze) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Trivial names: Common Tree Fern var. polyphlebia (Bak.) C. Chr. (1932) var. segregata (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Alsophila edanoi (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila elegans Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 63 t. 38 (1834) var. crenata Bak.; Fl. Bras. I(2): 320 (1870) var. crenato-serrata Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarin., Ciateaceas 39 (1978) Alsophila engelii R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29. (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila erinacea (H.Karst.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 371 (1983) Alsophila eriophora (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200-. 33 (1970) Alsophila esmeraldensis R.C.Moran; Nordic J. Bot. 15(1): 49 (1995) Alsophila everta (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila excavata (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila fallacina Domin; Mem. lt. Czech. Soc. Sci. n. 1: 2. 89 (1929) Alsophila feeana C. Chr.; Ind. 42 (1905) Alsophila fenicis (Copel.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 5 (1913) Alsophila ferdinandii R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila ferruginea (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila firma (Baker) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 372 (1983) Alsophila flexuosa Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1: 159 (1869) Alsophila foersteri (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila fulgens (C. Chr.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila furcinervia (Domin) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 21 (1934) Alsophila geluensis (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila gigantea Wall. ex Hook.; Sp. Fil. 1: 53 (1844) var. polynervata (Miou) Q.Xia; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 27(1): 11 (1989) Alsophila glaberrima (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila glabra (BI.) Hook.; Sp. 1. 51 (1844) Alsophila glaucifolia R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila gleichenioides (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 33 (1970) Alsophila goyazensis Christ; Schwacke, Pl. Nov. Mineiras 2. 33 (1900) Alsophila gregaria Brause; Bot. Jahrb. 56 (1920) 68 Alsophila grevilleana (M.Martens) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila guimaraensis Fée & Glaz.; Fée, Cr. vasc. Br. 2. 81 t. 103 f. 2 (1872) Alsophila guinicorum Brade & Rosenst.; Bot. Mus. Nac. Rio Janeiro 7. 140 t. 2, 4, 6 (1931) Alsophila halconensis (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila havilandii (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila henryi Bak.; Kew Bull. 229 (1898) Alsophila hermannii R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 290: 34 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila heterochlamydea (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila hieronymi Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 49. 14 (1912) Alsophila hildebrandtii (Kuhn) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila hirsutissima Fée; 11 mém. 95 (1866) Alsophila hirta Kaulf.; Enum. 249 (1824) Alsophila hoehneana Brade; Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio Janeiro 11: 24. t.49 6(6) (1951) Alsophila hooglandii (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila hookeri (Thwaites) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila horridula (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila hotteana (C. Chr. & E. Ekman) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila humbertiana (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila hyacinthei R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila hymenodes (Mett.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila imbricata (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila impressa Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 166 t. 58 f. 1 (1869) Alsophila imrayana (Hook.) Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64: 371 (1983) var. basilaris (Christ) Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 75(1): 31 (1985) Alsophila incana (H.Karst.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 371 (1983) Alsophila inciso-serrata (Copel.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 6 (1913) Alsophila inquinans (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila insulana (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila isaloensis (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200. 30 (1970) Alsophila javanica (Blume) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila jimeneziana D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) [nom. nov. Alsophila kermadecensis (W.R.B.Oliv.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila kirkii (Hook.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila kleinii Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 46 (1978) Alsophila klossii (Ridl.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila lastii (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila latebrosa Wall.; Presl, Tent. 62 (1836), nomen, ex Hook., Sp. 1. 37 (1844) var. indusiata Holtt. Alsophila latipinnula (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34(1970) Alsophila lechria Tryon; Rhodora 62: 4. t.1251 (1960) Alsophila leichhardtiana F. Muell.; Fragm. 5. 53 (1865) Trivial names: Prickly tree fern Alsophila lepidoclada Christ; Schum. & Laut., Nachtr. Fl. deutsch. Südsee 37 (1905) Alsophila leptochlamys (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila leptocladia Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 161 t. 55 f. 1 (1869) Alsophila ligulata (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila lilianiae R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila loerzingii (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila loheri (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila longipes (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila longipinnata (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila loubetiana L. Linden; La Sem. Hort. 4. 435, 453 f. 152 (1900) Alsophila lurida (BI.) Hook.; Sp. 1. 55 (1844) Alsophila macarenensis (Alston) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 191: 91 (1962) Alsophila macgillivrayi Bak.; Syn. 458 (1874) Alsophila macgregorii (F.Muell.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila macropoda (Domin) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila magnifolia (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Coptr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila manniana (Hook.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila mapiriensis Rosenst.; Fedde Rep. 25. 57 (1928) Alsophila marattioides (Kaulf.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) Alsophila masapilidensis (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 34 (1970) Alsophila matitanensis R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 30 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila matthewii Christ; Journ. Linn. Soc. 89. 213 (1909) Alsophila media (W.H.Wagner & Grether) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila melleri (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila mesocarpa (Domin) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 22 (1934) Alsophila mesosora (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila metteniana Hance; Journ. Bot. 175 (1868) var. subglabra Ching & Q.Xia; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 27(1): 14 (1989) Alsophila micra R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila microchlamys (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila microphylloides (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila mildbraedii Brause; Deutsche Zentralafr. Exp. 2. 2 t. 1 f. A-C (1910) Alsophila milnei (Hook.f.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila minor (D. Eaton) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila miquelii Kunze ex Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46: 67 (1907) Alsophila modesta Bak.; Journ. Bot. 210 (1880) Alsophila monosticha Christ; Bull. Soc. bot. Belg. 839. 94 (1894) Alsophila montana (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila mossambicensis (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila muelleri (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila negrosiana (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila nicklesii (Tardieu & F.Ballard) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila nigrescens (Hook.) Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 85 (1978) Alsophila nigrolineata (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila nigropaleata (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila nilgirensis (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila nockii (Jenman) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila notabilis Maxon; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 124. 19 t. 12 (1922) [non Saporta Alsophila oinops (Hassk.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila oosora (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila orientalis (Kunze) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila orthogonalis (Bonap.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila pabstii Brade; Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 18: 26, t. 1 (1965) Alsophila pachyrrhachis (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila paleolata Mart.; lc. Cr. Bras. 68 t. 43 (1834) Alsophila pallida Rosenst.; Hedwigia 66. 356 (1915) Alsophila pallidipaleata (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila patellifera (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila paucifolia Bak.; Syn. 456 (1874) Alsophila paulistana Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46. 67 (1906) Alsophila percrassa (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila perpelvigera (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila perpunctulata (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila perrieriana (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila physolepidota (Alston) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila piligera Hieron.; Hedwigia 45. 234 t. 14 f. 6 (1906) Alsophila pilosula (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila plagiopteris Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 73 t. 50 (1834) Alsophila plagiostegia (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila polystichoides Christ; Bull. Soc. bot. Belg. 36. 177 (1896) Alsophila ponapeana Hosok.; Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan 26: 51 (1936) Alsophila poolii C. Chr.; Ind. 46 (1905) Alsophila portoricensis (Kuhn) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila proceroides Rosenst.; Hedwigia 66. 356 (1915) Alsophila pruinosa (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila pseudomuelleri (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila pycnoneura (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 35 (1970) Alsophila quadrata (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) var. ivohibensis (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Alsophila radens Kaulf.; Enum. 248 (1824) Alsophila rebeccae F. v. M.; Fragm. 5, 33 (1865) 53, 36 (1896) 117 Alsophila recurvata Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 61 (1920) Alsophila reitzii Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 83 (1978) Alsophila rigens (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila robertsiana F. Muell.; Fragm. 6. 54 (1865) Alsophila rolandii R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila roquettei Brade & Rosenst.; Bot. Mus. Nac. Rio Janeiro 7. 139 t. 2, 3, 5 (1931) Alsophila rosenstockii Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 63 (1920) Alsophila rubella (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila rubiginosa Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 66 (1920) Alsophila rufopannosa (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila rupestris (Maxon) Gastony & R. M. Tryon; Amer. J. Bot. 63(6): 743 (1976) Alsophila saccata (Christ) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila salletii (Tardieu & C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila salvinii Hook.; Syn. 36 (1866) Alsophila scandens Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 66. 77 (1910) Alsophila schaffneriana Fée; 8 mem. 109 (1827) Alsophila scopulina Tryon; Rhodora 62: 2. f.2 (1960) Alsophila sechellarum (Mett.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila semiamplectens (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila serrae Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catarinense, Ciateaceas 36 (1978) Alsophila serratifolia (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila setosa Kaulf.; Enum. 249 (1824) Alsophila setulosa (Copel.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila similis (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila sinuata (Hook. & Grev.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 32 (1970) Alsophila smithii (Hook.f.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Trivial names: Soft tree fern, Katote (Maori) Alsophila solomonensis (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila speciosa (Meyen) Presl; Tent. 62 (1836) Alsophila stelligera (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila sternbergii (Sternb.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 371 (1983) var. acanthomelas (Fée) comb. ined. Alsophila stokesii (E.D.Br.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila stuhlmannii (Hieron.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila subdubia Alderw.; Bull. Jard. bot. Buit. II nr. XX. 3 (1915) Alsophila subtripinnata (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila sumatrana (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila tanzaniana R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) [nom. nov. Alsophila tenuis Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 71 (1920) Alsophila ternatea (Alderw.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila thomsonii (Baker) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila tryoniana (Gastony) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 371 (1983) Alsophila tsaratananensis (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila tsilotsilensis (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila tussacii (Desv.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila urbanii (Brause) R. Tryon; Contrib. Gray Herb. 200: 29 (1970) Alsophila vandeusenii (Holtt.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970) Alsophila veitchii Bak.; Syn. ed. 11. 41 (1874) Alsophila verruculosa Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46. 66 (1906) Alsophila vestita Presl; Epim. 27 (1849-51) Alsophila vieillardii (Mett.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Alsophila viguieri (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila welwitschii (Hook.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970) Alsophila wengiensis Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 49. 13 f. 1 C (1912) Alsophila woollsiana F. Muell.; Fragm. 8. 179 (1874) Alsophila woodwardioides (Kaulf.) D.S.Conant; J. Arnold Arbor. 64(3): 370 (1983) Alsophila x marcescens (N.A.Wakef.) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 37 (1970) Trivial names: Skirted tree fern = Cyathea x marcescens Wakef.; Vict. Nat. 59: 33. f.1.5 (1942) Alsophila zakamenensis (Tardieu) R. M. Tryon; Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 31 (1970)
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