Family Marattiaceae, genus Archangiopteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Archangiopteris, giving current name, authority, synonyms, published references, geographic distribution and (perhaps) 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: ca. 12.000 spp., of them 4500 in SE-Asia and Malesia, 3250
		in America (2250 Mexico to Bolivia, 900 Greater Antilles, 900 S-Mexico and
		Central America, 600 SE-Brazil, 200 Lesser Antilles, 350 USA and Canada, 100
		temperate South America, only 300 in the Amazon Basin). Africa has relatively
		few species. India has between 500 and 1000 described, but the numbers have
		been exaggerated (Fraser-Jenkins 1997). China has over 2000 described, but most
		of them are invalid microspecies by Ching et al. (Fraser-Jenkins 1997) 

		[13,386 species and 457 hybrids listed]

005.000 Order Marattiales

005.0000 Family Marattiaceae Bercht. & J. S. Presl; Prirozen Rostl. 1: 272 [1820)
		Statistics: 4 genera, ca. 150-200 spp.
		= Angiopteridaceae Bommer; Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 5: 359 (1866)
		= Danaeaceae Agardh; Aphor. Bot. 117 (1822)

005.0002 Archangiopteris Christ & Giesenhagen; Flora 72. 77 (1899) Statistics: 12 spp. E- and tropical Asia [12 species listed] = Protangiopteris Hayata; Bot, Mag. Tokyo 42. 305, 346 (1928) = Protomarattia Hayata; Bot. Gazette 67. 88 (1919) Archangiopteris bipinnata Ching; Icon. Fil. Sin. 5: t. 203 (1958) Archangiopteris cadierei C. Chr. & Tardieu; Notul. Syst. (Paris] 5: 5. t.1(1-2) (1935) Archangiopteris caudata Ching; Icon. Fil. Sin. 5: t.208 (1958) Archangiopteris henryi Christ & Giesenhagen; Flora 72. 77 (1899) Archangiopteris hokouensis Ching; Icon. Fil. Sin. 5: t.204 (1958) Archangiopteris itoi Shieh; J. Jap. Bot. 45: 165 (1970) Archangiopteris latipinna Ching; lcon. Fil. Sin. 5: t.207 (1958) Archangiopteris somai Hayata; Ic. Fl. Formosa 6. 256 (1915) Archangiopteris subintegra Hayata; Bot. Gaz. 67. 90 (1919) Archangiopteris subrotundata Ching; Icon. Fil. Sin. 5: t.206 (1958) Archangiopteris tamdaoensis Hayata; Bot. Gaz. 67. 91 (1919) Archangiopteris tonkinensis (Hayata) Ching; Icon. Fil. Sin. 5: t.209 (1958)
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For each species, information on its distribution by country and sometimes by province, region or state within a country; conservation status (where applicable), and all synonyms with publishing source (other latin names by which the species has been known) that we could find, and where applicable whether or not the given name has been verified; are available on the CDROM version of this page.