Family Blechnaceae, genus Blechnum;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Blechnum, 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.
041.000 Order Athyriales
		Statistics: 6 families, 54 genera, 1782-2215 spp. [2362 species and 88 hybrids listed]
043.0000 Family Blechnaceae (C. Presl) Copeland; Gen. Fil. 155 (1947)
		Statistics: 8 genera, 197-228 spp. [241 species and 5 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Stenochlaenaceae Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 18 (1978)
043.1000 Subfamily Blechnoideae
		= Blechnaceae Tribus Blechneae Presl; 1851

043.1004 Blechnum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1077 (1753) Statistics: 150-180 spp. subcosmopolitan, tropic/subtropic, trop. America (50) [191 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Blechnidium Moore; Ind. Fil. clv. (1859) = Blechnopsis Presl; Epim. Bot. 115 (1851) = Blechnopteris Trevisan; Atti dell'Ist Veneto ll. 2. 166 (1861) = Bowringia Hooker; Journ. Bot. & 237 (1853) = Diafnia Presl; Epim. Bot. 119 (1849-51) = Diploblechnum Hayata; Bot. Mag, Tokyo 41. 702. 192 (1928) = Distaxia Presl; Epim. Bot. 110 (1851) = Heterospicanta Nakai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 47. 184 (1933) = Homophyllum Merino; Ann. Soc. Hist. Nat. 108 (1898) = Lomaria Willd.; Berl. Mag 3: 160 (1809) = Lomaridium Presl; Epim. Bot. 154 (1851) = Lomariocycas J. Smith; Hist. Fil. 305 (1875) = Lonchitis-Aspera Hill; British Herbal 526 t. 74 (1756) = Loxochlena J. Smith; Hist. Fil. 304 (1875) = Mesothema Presl; Epim. Bot. 111 (1851) = Orthogramma Presl; Epim. Bot. 121 (1851) = Parablechnum Presl; Epim. Bot. 109 (1851) = Paratomaria Fée; Gen. Fil. 68 (1850-52) = Salpiglaena Klotzsch; Linnaea 20: 348 (1847) = Salpinchlaena Presl; Epim. Bot. 122 (1849-51) = Spicanta Presl; Epim. Bot. 114 (1851) [nom. superfl. = Spicantopsis Nakai; Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 47: 180 (1933) = Stegania R. Br.; Prod. Nov. Holl. 152 (1810) = Struthiopteris Scopoli; Fl. Carn. 168. (1760), Weis, Pl. Crypt. Fl. Gott. 286 (1770) [non Willd. (1809) = Struthiopteris Weis; Plant. Crypt. Fl. Gött. 286 (1770) Blechnum acutiusculum (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 45 (1934) Blechnum amabile Mak.; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 11. 83 (1897) Blechnum ambiguum Kaulf. ex Presl; Tent. 103 (1836) Distribution [complete]: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales) Blechnum andinum (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. 150 (1905) Blechnum anthracinum R.C.Moran; Novon 2(2): 132 (1992) Blechnum archboldii C. Chr.; Brittenia 2: 288 (1937) Blechnum arcuatum Remy ex Fée; Gen. 73 (1850-52) (nomen), et Gay, Fl. Chil. 6. 477 (1863) Blechnum articulatum (F. Muell.) S.B.Andrews; Austrobaileya l(1): 11 (1967) Trivial names: Rosy Water fern Blechnum asperum (KI.) Sturm; Enum. pl. vasc. cr. chil. 22 (1858) Blechnum asplenioides Sw.; Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 1817: 72 (1817) Blechnum atropurpureum A. R. Sm.; Acta Bot. Venez. 14(3): 5 (1984) Blechnum attenuatum (Sw.) Mett.; Fil. Lips. 64 t. 3 f. 1-6 (1856) Trivial names: Climbing blechnum var. confine (de Cord.) Tard.; Notul. Syst. 16: 184 (1960) var. giganteum (Kaulf.) Bonap. (1914) Blechnum auratum (Fée) R. M. Tryon & Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. n.s. 32: 67 (1993) ssp. auratum (Fée) R. M. Tryon & Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 32: 67 (1993) Habit ssp. columbiense (Hieron.) R. M. Tryon & Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 32: 67 (1993) Blechnum australe L.; Mant. 130 (1767) ssp. australe L.; Mant. 130 (1767) var. aberrans N.C.Anthony & Schelpe; Bothalia 15(3-4): 555 (1985) ssp. auriculatum (Cav.) de la Sota Blechnum austrobrasilianum Sota; Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 16: 248. 1975 [nom. nov. Blechnum bakeri C. Chr.; Ind. 161 (1906) Blechnum bamlerianum Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 10. 325 (1912) Blechnum binervatum (Poiret) C. Morton & Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 57: 67 (1967) ssp. binervatum (Poiret) C. Morton & Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 57: 67 (1967) ssp. acutum (Desv.) R. M. Tryon & Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 32: 64 (1993) ssp. fragile (Liebm.) R.M. Tryon & Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 32: 64 (1993) Habit. Blechnum blumei Moore; Ind. 193 (1860) Blechnum borneense C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 9(3): 56 (1937) Blechnum bradei Markgraf; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 15: 214 (1940) Blechnum brasiliense Desv.; Berl. Mag. 4. 330 (1811) Trivial names: Brazilian Tree fern Blechnum brassii Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 222 (1942) Blechnum brevifolium Kunkel; Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 69: 313. f.8 (1959) Blechnum camfieldii Tindale; Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 85: 251 (1960) Blechnum cartilagineum Sw.; Syn. 114, 312 (1806) Trivial names: Gristle fern Blechnum castaneum Mak. & Nemoto; Cat. Jap. Pl. Herb. Tokyo Imp. Mus. 421 (1914) (nomen), Fl. Jap. 1591 (1925) Blechnum chambersii Tind.; N. Beadle, O. Evans & Carolin, Fl. Sydney Reg., 86 (1972) [nom. nov. Trivial names: Nini (Maori) Blechnum chauliodontum Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 14. 361 (1929) Blechnum chilense (Kaulf.) Mett.; Fil. Lechl. 1. 14 (1856) Blechnum chiriquanum (Broadh.) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 1, 116 (1913) Blechnum christii C. Chr.; Index Filic. 152 (1905) Blechnum colensoi (J.D. Hook. in Hook.) Wakef.; Vict. Nat. 72: 159 (1956) Trivial names: Peretao (Maori) Blechnum confusum (Fourn.) Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 249, t. 31, f. 1-6 (1969) Blechnum contiguum Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 16. 70 (1861) Blechnum corbassonii Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 246, t. 31, f. 3, 4 (1969) Blechnum cordatum (Desv.) Hieron.; Hedwigia 47. 239 (1908) Blechnum coriaceum (Brackenr.) Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 315 (1977) Blechnum corralense Espinosa; Revista Chil. Nat. Hist. 16. 93 f. 14-16 (1932) Blechnum cycadifolium (Colla) Sturm; Enum. pl. vasc. cr. chil (1858) Habit here Blechnum decorum Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 156 (1920) Blechnum dendrophilum (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. 153 (1905) Blechnum dentatum (Kuhn) Diels; Schum. & Laut., Fl. deut. Südsee 130 (1901) Blechnum deorso-lobatum Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 154 (1920) Blechnum difforme Copel.; Bishop Mus. Bull. 59. 13 t. 3 (1929) Blechnum discolor (Forst.) Keys.; Pol. Cyath. Hb. Bung. 66 (1873) Trivial names: Crown fern, Piupiu (Maori) Blechnum divergens (Kunze) Mett.; Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. sér. 5, 2: 255 (1864) Blechnum diversifolium Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 15. 71 (1861) Blechnum doodioides (Brackenr.) Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 318 (1977) Blechnum durum (Moore) C. Chr.; Ind. 153 (1905) Habit here Blechnum eburneum Christ; Bull. Ac. Geogr. Bot. Mans 233 c. fig (1902) Blechnum egregium Copeland; Perkins, Fragm. 187 (1905) Blechnum elongatum Gaud.; Freyc. Voy. Bot. 395 (1827) Blechnum exiguum Dutra; An. Prim. Reun. Sul-Amer. Bot. 2: 36 (1940) Blechnum extensum Fée; Gen. 75 (1850-52) Blechnum falciforme (Liebm.) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 154 (1905) Blechnum fendleri Hook.; Sp. 3. 48 t. 158 (1860) Blechnum filiforme (A. Cunn.) Ettingsh.; Denkschr. Ak. Wien 24. 21 t. 6 f. 6 (1864) Trivial names: Thread fern Blechnum finlaysonianum Wall.; List n. 2172 (1829) ex Hook. & Grev. Blechnum floresii (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. 154 (1905) Blechnum fluviatile (R. Br.) Lowe; Salom., Nom. 115 (1883) Blechnum fraseri (A. Cunn.) Luerss.; Flora 292 (1878) (As at 26 September 2001, this species may have been placed in a genus of its own, or another genus. More to come.) Blechnum fraxineum Willd.; Sp. 6. 413 (1810) Blechnum fullagarii (F. Muell.) C. Chr.; Ind. 154 (1905) Blechnum gemmascens Alston; Bull. Jard. Bot. Bruxelles 27: 57. f.4 (1957) Blechnum geniculatum T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Telopea 5(2): 329 (1993) Blechnum gibbum (Lab.) Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 15. 68 (1861) Trivial names: Dwarf tree fern Blechnum glandulosum Kaulf. ex Link; Enum. Hort. Berol. Alt. 2: 462 (1822) Blechnum glaziovii Christ; Ann. Jard. Cons. bot. Geneve 8. 42 (1899) (syn.) Blechnum gracile Kaulf.; Enum. Filic. 158 (1824) Blechnum gregsonii (Watts) Tindale; Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 86: 253 (1960) Blechnum hancockii Hance; Journ. Bot. 267 (1883) Blechnum hastatum Kaulf.; Enum. 161 (1824) Blechnum heringeri Brade; Sellowia 18: 87, t. 1, 2 (1966) Blechnum hieronymi Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 155 (1920) Blechnum hirsutum Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 9. 74 (1910) Blechnum howeanum T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Telopea 5(2): 331 (1993) Blechnum humbertii Tardieu; Mém. Inst. Sc. Madagascar ser. B. 6: 232. f.5 (1955) Blechnum indicum Burm.; Fl. Ind. 231 (1768) Trivial names: Swamp Water fern Blechnum inflexum (Kze.) Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 92 (1868) Blechnum insularum C. Morton & Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 57: 70 (1967) Blechnum integerrimum Spreng.; Syst. 4. 93 (1827) Blechnum itatiaiense Brade; Areh. Inst. Biol. Veg. Rie Janeiro 1: 225. f.3. t.4 (1935) Blechnum ivohibense C. Chr.; Arch. Bot. (Caen) 2 Bull. mens. 211 (1928) Blechnum jamaicense (Broadh.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 16 (1913) Blechnum keysseri Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 12. 527 (1913) Blechnum laevigatum Cav.; Descr. 263 (1802) Blechnum lanceola Sw.; Vet. Akad. Handl. 1817. 71 t. 3 f. 2 (1817) Blechnum ledermanni Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 153 (1920) Blechnum lehmannii Hieron.; Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 34: 473 (1904) Blechnum lenormandii (Bak.) Diels; Nat. Pfl. 1(4). 249 (1899) Blechnum lima Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 11. 53 (1912) Blechnum lineatum (Sw.) Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 34. 473 (1904) Blechnum longepetiolatum Tardieu; Mém. Inst. Sc. Madagascar ser. B. 6: 230. 1.4 (1955) Blechnum longicauda C. Chr.; Ark. för Bot. 102. 10 t. 1 (1910) Blechnum longifolium Hunter; Journ. Straits Branch As. Soc. 63: 126 (1909) Blechnum loxense (Kunth) Hook. ex Salomon; Nomencl. Gefässkrypt. 117 (1883) Blechnum ludificans Herter; Rev. Sudamer. Bot. 8: 162 (1950) Blechnum macahense Brade; An. Prim. Reun. Sul-Amer. Bot. 2: 6. t.3 (1940) Blechnum madagascariense Tardieu; Mém. Inst. Sc. Madagascar ser. B. 6: 230. f.3 (1955) Blechnum magellanicum (Desv.) Mett.; Fil. Lechl. 1. 14 (1856) Blechnum melanopus Hook.; Sp. Fil. 3: 64. t. 161 (1860) Blechnum membranaceum (Col.) Mett.; Diels, Nat. Pfl. 1(4). 249 (1899) Blechnum meridense Klotzsch; Linnaea 20: 349 (1847) Blechnum mexiae Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 17. 32 t. 7 (1932) Blechnum microbasis (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. 156 (1905) var. biforme (Bak.) Tard. Blechnum microphyllum (Goldm.) C. Morton; Amer. Fern J. 60: 103 (1970) Blechnum milnei (Carr.) C. Chr.; Ind. 156 (1905) Blechnum minus (R. Br.) Ettingsh.; Denkschr. Ak. Wien 28. 63 t. 8 f. 5, 12 (1864) Blechnum minutulum Christ; Schwacke, Pl. Nov. Mineiras 2. 27 (1900) Blechnum mochaenum Kunkel; Nova Hedwigia 13: 340, t. 83 (1967) var. fernandezianum (Looser) de la Sota var. achalense (Hieron.) de la Sota var. squamipes (Hieron.) de la Sota Blechnum monomorphum R.C.Moran & B.Ollg.; Nordic J. Bot., 15(2): 177 (1995) Blechnum montanum T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant (1998) Trivial names: Mountain kiokio, Dunedin-Cass blechnum Blechnum montbrisonis C. Chr.; Ind. 157 (1905) Blechnum moorei C. Chr.; Ind. 157 (1905) Blechnum mucronatum Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 2. 17 (1872) Blechnum nigropaleaecum Alston; Journ. of Bot. 78: 225 (1940) (Oct.) Blechnum nigrum (Col.) Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 16. 69 (1861) Blechnum norfolkianum (Heward) Maiden; Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 28(4): 732 (1903 publ. 1904) Blechnum novae-zelandiae T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant (1998) Trivial names: Swamp kiokio Blechnum nudius Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 222 (1942) Blechnum nudum (Labill.) Mett. ex Luerss.; Flora 292 (1876) Trivial names: Fishbone Water fern Blechnum nukuhivense E. Brown; Bishop Mus. Bull. 89. 69 f. 13 (1931) Blechnum obtusatum (Lab.) Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 16. 68 (1861) var. francii (Ros.) Brownlie (1969) Blechnum obtusifolium Ettingsh.; Denkschr. Ak. Wien 23. 59. 9 t. 8 f. 4 (1864) Blechnum occidentale L.; Sp. 2. 1077 (1753) (orientale ex err.), ed. II. 2. 1624 (1763) var. minor Hooker; Sp. Fil. 3: 51 (1860) Trivial names: Hammock Fern Blechnum oceanicum (Rosenstock) Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 245 (1969) var. flocculosum (C. Chr.) Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 246 (1969) Blechnum opacum Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 16. 69 (1861) Blechnum organense Brade; Arch. Inst. Biol. Veg. Rio Janeiro 2: 2. t.1(3), 3 (1935) Blechnum orientale L.; Sp. 2. 1077 (1753) (occidentale ex err.), ed. II. 2. 1535 (1763) Blechnum pallescens T. C. Chambers; [ined. Blechnum patersonii (R. Br.) Mett.; Fil. Lips. 64 t. 4 f. 4-10 (1856) ssp. patersonii (R. Br.) Mett.; Fil. Lips. 64 t. 4 f. 4-10 (1856) Trivial names: Strap Water fern ssp. queenslandicum T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Telopea 6(2-3): 177 (1995) Blechnum penna-marina (Poir.) Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 92 (1868) ssp. penna-marina (Poir.) Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 92 (1868) Trivial names: Dwarf hard fern ssp. alpina (R.Brown) T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Fern Gaz. 15: 96 (1998) ssp. boliviana (Rosenst.) T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Fern Gaz. (U.K.) 15(3): 98. Fig. 1 g-k. (1996) Blechnum petiolare (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. 158 (1905) Blechnum petiolatum Hunter; Journ. Straits Brauch As. Soc. 63: 126 (1909) Blechnum pilosum (Brackenr.) Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 320 (1977) Blechnum polypodioides Raddi; Opusc. Sci. 3: 294 (1819) Blechnum procerum (Forst. f.) Swartz; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2). 75 (1801) Blechnum proliferum Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46: 91 (1906) Blechnum punctulatum Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2). 74 (1801) var. atherstonei (Pappe & Rawson) Sim var. intermedium Sim var. krebsii (Kunze) Sim Blechnum pyrophilum (Blume) C. Morton; Contrib. U.S. Nation. Herb. 38: 249 (1973) Blechnum raddianum Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46. 91 (1906) Blechnum raiateense J. W. Moore; Bishop Mus. Bull. 102. 9 (1933) Blechnum regnellianum (Kze.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 17 (1913) Blechnum revolutum (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 46 (1934) Blechnum rheophyticum R.C.Moran; Nordic J. Bot. 15(1): 52 (1995) Blechnum rimbachii (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. 159 (1905) Blechnum rosenstockii Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 12. 394 (1931) Blechnum rufum (Spreng.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 17 (1913) Blechnum ryanii Hieron.; Hedwigia 47. 245 (1908) Blechnum sampaioanum Brade; Arch. Inst. Biol. Veg. Rio Janeiro 1: 225 (1935) Blechnum saxatile Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 152 (1920) Blechnum scaberulum Sod.; Cr. vasc. quit. 130 (1893) Blechnum schiedeanum (Schltdl. ex C. Presl) Hieron.; Hedwigia 47: 239 (1908) Blechnum schomburgkii (Kl.) C. Chr.; Index Filic. suppl. 1: 159 (1905) Blechnum schottii (Colla) C. Chr.; Ark. för Bot. 102. 7 (1910) Blechnum serrulatum L. C. Rich.; Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 114 (1792) ssp. serrulatum L. C. Rich.; Actes Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 1: 114 (1792) Trivial names: Swamp Fern, Saw Fern ssp. roigii Blechnum sessilifolium (Klotzsch ex H. Christ) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 159 (1905) Blechnum shaferi (Broadh.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 17 (1913) Blechnum simile Sehnem; Fl. Illus. Catarinense 1 Parte, Blecnaceas, 56, f. 21 (1968) Blechnum simillimum (Bak.) Diels; Nat. Pfl. 1(4). 248 (1899) var. xiphophyllum (Bak.) Tard. var. binerve (Hook.) Tard. Blechnum socialis Sod.; Rec. 30 (1883) Blechnum sodiroi C. Chr.; Ind. 169 (1906) Blechnum spannagelii Rosenst.; Hedwigia 46. 93 (1906) Blechnum spicant (L.) Smith; Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Turin) 5: 411 (1793) Trivial names: Rippenfarn Blechnum sprucei C. Chr.; Index Filic. 160 (1905) Blechnum stierii Rosenst.; Festschr. Alb. v. Bamberg 60 (1905) Blechnum stipitellatum (Sodiro) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 160 (1905) Blechnum stoloniferum (Mett. ex E. Fourn.) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 154 (1905) Blechnum subcordatum (Fourn.) Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 248, t. 32, f. 1-2 (1969) Blechnum sylvaticum Schelpe; J. S. African Bot. 45(2): 221 (1979) [nom. nov. Trivial names: Palm leaf fern Blechnum tabulare (Thunb.) Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 94 (1868) Blechnum treubii Alderw.; Bull. Dépt. agric. Ind. néerl. 18. 13. 1908, 27. t. 5 (1908) Blechnum triangularifolium T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant (1998) Trivial names: Green Bay blechnum Blechnum tuerckheimii Brause; Urban, Symb. Ant. 7. 169 (1911) Blechnum usterianum (Christ) C. Chr. Blechnum valdiviense C. Chr.; Ind. 160 (1905) var. contigua Hieron. Blechnum varians (E. Fourn.) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 161 (1905) Blechnum venosum Copel.; Occ. Pap. Bishop Mus. 14: 62. t.15 (1938) Blechnum vestitum (BI.) Kuhn; Ann. Lugd. Bat. 4. 284 (1869) Blechnum vieillardii Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 15. 70 (1861) var. simplex Fourn. (1873) Blechnum violaceum (Fée) Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 84. 474 (1904) Blechnum vittatum Brackenr.; Expl. Exp. 16, 131 t. 16 (1854) Blechnum vulcanicum (BI.) Kuhn; Ann. Lugd. Bat. 4. 284 (1869) Habit here var. feani E. Br.; Fl. SE-Polynesia II: 72 (1931) var. tovii E. Br.; Fl. SE-Polynesia II: 72 (1931) var. rapense E. Br.; Fl. SE-Polynesia II: 72 (1931) Blechnum wardiae Mickel & Beitel; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 89 (1988) Blechnum wattsii Tind.; Contrib. New S. Wales Nation. Herb. 3: 247 (1963) Blechnum werckleanum (H. Christ) C. Chr.; Index Filic. 161 (1905) Blechnum werffii R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 132 (1992) Blechnum whelanii Bailey; Rep. Govt. Sci. Exp. Bellenden-Ker 77 (1889) Blechnum wolamense Cuf.; Senckenberg. Biol. 50: 255, t. 10 (1969) Blechnum wurunuran Parris; Proc. Roy. Soc. Queensl. 86: 157 (1975) Blechnum x caudatum Cav.; Descr. Pl. 262 (1802)
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