Family Schizaeaceae, genus Anemia;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Anemia, 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.
015.0000 Family Schizaeaceae Kaulfuss; Das Wesen d. Farrnkr. 119 (1827)
		Trivial names: Curly-grass family
		Statistics: 5 genera, 184-190 spp. [195 species and 9 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Lygodiaceae C. Presl (1845)
		= Anemiaceae Link (1833)
		= Mohriaceae (C. Presl) Reed (1948)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

015.0003 Anemia Sw.; Syn. Fil. 6: 155 (1806) [nom. cons. Trivial names: Flowering Ferns Statistics: 110-115 spp., of them 70 Brazil, 20 Mexico, few in Africa/Madagascar, 1 species in peninsular India [116 species and 6 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Aneimia Kaulf.; Enum. 51 (1824) = Aneimiaebotrys Fée; Crypt. vasc. Brésil 1: 267 (1869) = Anemiaebotrys Fée; Crypt. Vasc. Bresil 1: 267 (1869) = Anemidictyon J. Sm.; Hook., Gen. Fil. t. 103 (1842) = Anemirhiza J. Sm.; Seem., Bot. Voy. Herald 243 (1854) = Coptophyllum Gardner (1842) = Hemianeimia Prantl; Schiz. 86 (1881) = Hemianemia (Prantl) Reed; Bol. Soc. Broter. II, 21: 154 (1947) = Ornithopteris Bernh.; Neues Jour. Bot. (Schrad.) 1 (2): 40 (1806) = Spathepteris Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 95 (1845) = Trochopteris Gardner; Lond. Jour. Bot. 1: 74 (1842) Anemia abbottii Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 35. 48 (1922) Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia adiantifolia (L.) Swartz; Syn. Fil. 157 (1806) Trivial names: Pine Fern Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia affinis Bak.; Syn. 525 (1874) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia alfredi-rohrii Brade; Bradea 1: 27, t.2 (1970) Anemia alternifolia Mickel; Brittonia 33(3): 424 (1981) Anemia angolensis Alston; Mendonca, Estud. Ens. Docum. Junta Invest. Ultramar 12: 9. t.2, 3(A) (1954) Anemia antrorsa Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 75(2): 33 (1985) Anemia aspera (Fée) Bak.; Journ. Linn. Soc. 14. 27 (1873) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia aurita Sw.; Syn. 157 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia ayacuchensis Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 75(2): 36 (1985) Anemia barbatula Christ; Denkschr. Akad. Wien 79. 40 (1907) Anemia bartlettii Mickel; lowa State J. Sci. 36: 420, t.26B (1962) Anemia blackii Brade; Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 18: 25 (1965) Anemia blechnoides Smith in Rees; Cyclop. 39: Anemia no. 3 (1819) Anemia brandegeea Dav.; Fern Bull. 13. 20 c. tab (1905) Anemia buniifolia (Gardn.) Moore; Ind. CXVI (1857) Anemia cajalbanica Borhidi & Mz. Anemia candidoi Brade; Arq. Jard. Bot. Rio Janeiro 11: 34. t.13 (1951) Anemia cicutaria Kze.; Spreng., Syst. 4. 31 (1827) Anemia cipoensis Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 40 (1974) Anemia clinata Mickel; Amer. Fern. J. 56: 58, t. 4 (1966) Anemia colimensis Mickel; Iowa State J. Sci. 36: 434, t.32B (1962) Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia collina Raddi; Opusc. sci. Bot. 3. 282 (1819) Anemia coriacea Gris.; Cat. Pl. Cub. 272 (1866) ssp. coriacea Gris.; Cat. Pl. Cub. 272 (1866) f. nipeensis (Benedict) Mickel; Brittonia 33(3): 426 (1981) var. immeensis Duek; Feddes Repert. 86(9-10): 523 (1975) ssp. moaensis Borhidi & Mz. Anemia costata Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 59 (1974) Anemia cuneata Kze.; Spreng. Syst. 4. 32 (1827) Anemia damazii Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 792 (1907) Anemia dardanoi Brade in A. Lima; Bol. Técn. Inst. Agron. Norte 36: 127 (1959) Anemia dimorphostachys Bak.; Engl. Jahrb. 17. 522 (1893) Anemia distans Fée; 9 mem. 41 (33) (1857) Anemia diversifolia Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz. 864 (1824) Anemia donnell-smithii Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 43 (1909) Anemia dregeana Kze.; Linn. 10. 493 (1836) Anemia duartei Brade; Bradea 1: 27, t.1 (1979) Anemia elaphoglossoides Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 74(4): 111 (1984) Anemia elegans (Gardn.) Presl; Suppl. 81 (1845) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia eximia Taubert; Engl. Jahrb. 21. 422 (1896) Anemia familiaris Mickel; Brittonia 34(4): 399 (1982) Anemia ferruginea H.B.K.; Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1. 32 (1815) var. ahenobarba (Christ) Mickel Anemia flexuosa (Sav.) Sw.; Syn. 156 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia gardneri Hook.; lc. pl. t. 190 (1837) Anemia glareosa Gardn.; Field. & Gardn., Sert. pl. t. 70 (1844) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia gomesii Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 791 (1907) Anemia guatemalensis Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 46 (1909) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia hatschbachii Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 27 (1974) Anemia herzogii Rosenst.; Meded. Rijks Herb. Leiden nr. 19. 24 (1913) Anemia heterodoxa Christ; Ann. Cons. Jard. bot. Geneve 3. 45 (1899) Anemia hirsuta (L.) Sw.; Syn. 156 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia hirta (L.) Sw.; Syn. 155 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia imbricata Sturm; Fl. bras. 1(2). 205 (1859) Anemia incisa Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz. 865 (1824) Anemia intermedia Copel. ex M.E.Jones; Contr. West. Bot. 16: 123 (1929) Remarks: unverified name Anemia jaliscana Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 44 (1909) Anemia karwinskyana (Presl) Prantl; Unters. Morph. Gefäßkrypt. 2: 99 (1881) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia lancea Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 791 (1907) Anemia lanipes C. Chr.; Cat. Pl. Mad. Pter. 65 (1931) (nomen), Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 177 t. 71 (1932) Anemia lanuginosa Bongard; Sturm, Fl. Bras. 12. 210 (1859) Anemia laxa Lind.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 261 t. 13 (1903) Anemia luetzelburgii Rosenst.; Fedde Rep. 20. 94 (1924) Anemia madagascariensis C. Chr.; Arch. Bot. (Caen) 2 Bull. mens. 216 (1928) Anemia mandioccana Raddi; Opusc. sci. Bol. 8. 282 (1819) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia marginata Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 74(4): 111 (1984) Anemia mexicana Klotzsch; Linnaea 18: 526 (1844) Trivial names: Mexican Flowering Fern Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza var. makrinii (Maxon) Mickel; Brittonia 33(3): 421 (1981) Anemia millefolia (Gardner) C. Presl; Suppl. 80 (1845) Anemia mirabilis Brade; Sellowia 17: 53, f. 2 (1965) Anemia multiplex Mickel; Brittonia 34(4): 405 (1982) Anemia munchii Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 792 (1907) Anemia myriophylla Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 793 (1907) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia nana Bak.; Engl. Jahrb. 17. 522 (1893) Anemia nervosa Pohl; Sturm, Fl. bras. 12. 193 (1859) Anemia nigerica Alston; Bol. Soc. Broter. ser. 2. 30: 6 (1956) Anemia oblongifolia (Cav.) Sw.; Syn. 156 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia obovata (Underw.) Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 42 (1909) Anemia organensis Rosenst.; Fedde Rep. 20. 95 (1924) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia ouropretana Christ; Schwacke, Pl. Nov. Mineiras 2. 36 (1900) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia pallida Gardn.; Field. & Gardn., Sert. pl. ad t. 70 (1844) Anemia palmarum Liebm.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 261 t. 14 (1903) Anemia pastinacaria Moritz ex Prantl; Schiz. 110 (1881) Anemia perrieriana C. Chr.; Cat. Pl. Mad. Pter. 65 (1931) [nomen Anemia phyllitidis (L.) Sw.; Syn. 155 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia var. tweediana (Hook.) Hassl. Anemia pinnata Sehnem; Fl. Illustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 21 (1974) Anemia pohliana Sturm; Fl. bras. 1(2): 195 (1859) Anemia porrecta Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 75(2): 36 (1985) Anemia portoricensis Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 48 (1909) Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia proxima C. Chr.; Kungl. Svenska Vetens.-akad. Handl. ser. 3. 16(2): 86. t.20(1-2) (1937) Anemia pulchra Pohl; Prantl, Schiz. 109 (1881) Anemia pumilio Mickel; Brittonia 33(3): 428 (1981) Anemia pyrenaea Taubert; Engl. Jahrb. 21: 422 (1896) Anemia radicans Raddi; Opusc. sci. Bol. 3: 282 (1819) Anemia retroflexa Brade; An. Prim. Reun. Sul-Amer. Bot. 2: 9. t.5 (1940) Anemia rigida Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 36 (1974) Anemia rotundifolia Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz. 865 (1824) Anemia rutifolia Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 112, t. 55 (1834) Anemia salvadorensis Mickel & Seiler; Amer. Fern J. 74(4): 113 (1984) Anemia sanctae-martae Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 7. 791 (1907) Anemia schaeferi Sehnem; Fl. Ilustr. Catar. 1 (Esquizeáceas), 26 (1974) Anemia schimperiana Presl; Suppl. 84 (1845) Anemia semihirsuta Mickel (1982) Anemia sessilis (Jeanpert) C. Chr.; Fedde Repert. 9. 371 (1911) Anemia simii Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 14: 208 (1952) Anemia simplicior (Christ) Mickel; Iowa State J. Sci. 36: 418, t.25B (1962) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum Anemia smithii Brade; Bol. Mus. Nac. Rio Janeiro 6. 95 t. 3 (1929) Anemia speciosa Presl; Suppl. 89 (1845) Anemia spicantoides Mabb.; Taxon 32(1): 81 (1983) [nom. nov. Anemia tenella (Cav.) Sw.; Syn. 156 (1806) Remarks: Subgen. Anemia Anemia tenera Pohl; Sturm, Fl. bras. 1(2): 208 (1859) Anemia tomentosa (Sav.) Sw.; Syn. 157 (1806) var. australis Mickel var. anthriscifolia (Schrad.) Mickel var. mexicana (Presl) Mickel; Iowa State College J. Sci. 36: 427 (1962) Anemia trichorhiza Gardn.; Hook., Ic. pl. t. 876 (1852) Anemia tripinnata Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 17. 24 t. 1 (1932) Anemia ulei Christ; Schwacke, Pl. Nov. Mineiras 2: 36 (1900) Anemia underwoodiana Maxon; N. Amer. Fl. 16. 40 (1909) Anemia villosa Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. 6. 92 (1810) Remarks: Subgen. Coptophyllum var. karwinskyana Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 83 (1845) Anemia voerkeliana Duek; Feddes Repert. 86(9-10): 521 (1975) Anemia warmingii Prantl; Schiz. 113 (1881) Anemia wettsteinii Christ; Denkschr. Akad. Wien 79. 48 t. 9 f. 3-6 (1907) Anemia wrightii Baker; Hook. & Baker, Syn. Fil. 10: 435 (1868) Trivial names: Wright's Flowering Fern Remarks: Subgen. Anemirhiza Anemia x didicusana L. D. Gómez; Bresnia 18. 156 (1980) Remarks: Anemia hirsuta x phyllitidis Anemia x espiritosantensis Brade; Rodriguesia 10(21): 27. t.1 (1948) Remarks: Anemia collina x tenella Anemia x paraphyllitidis Mickel; Brittonia 34(4): 407 (1982) Remarks: Anemia phyllitidis x semihirsuta Anemia x recondita Mickel; Brittonia 34(4): 409 (1982) Remarks: Anemia hirsuta x jaliscana Anemia x semihirsuta Mickel; Brittonia 34(4): 410 (1982) Remarks: Anemia hirsuta x phyllitidis Anemia x zanonii Mickel; Moscosoa 3: 84 (1984) Remarks: Anemia hirsuta x underwoodiana
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