Family Tectariaceae, genus Atalopteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Atalopteris, 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.
050.000 Order Polypodiales
		Statistics: 9 families, 82 genera, 1996-2140 spp. 
		(2293 species and 31 hybrids listed]
		= Order Davalliales
051.0000 Family Tectariaceae Panigrahi; J. Orissa Bot. Soc. 8(1): 41 (1986)
		Statistics: 17 genera, 527-538 spp. 
		[559 species and 4 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		Remarks: Family used to be included in Dryopteridaceae, 
		but PCR results did show the distinctness.
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Tectarioideae Holtt. (1947)
		= Tectaria-group sensu Holtt.; Fl. Malesiana 2(2)
		= Tectariaceae Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 77(3): 102 (1987 publ. 1988) [isonym

051.0003 Atalopteris Maxon; Contrib. U.S. Nat. Herb. 24: 55 (1922) Statistics: 3 spp. Greater Antilles, all of them very rare and insufficiently known [3 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 Atalopteris aspidioides (Griseb.) Maxon & C. Chr.; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 24. 57 (1922) Atalopteris ekmanii Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 37. 63 (1924) Atalopteris maxonii (Christ) C. Chr.; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 124. 57 (1922)
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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.

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