Family Thelypteridaceae, genus Bolbitis;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Bolbitis, 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.
047.000 Order Dryopteridales
		Statistics: 3 families, 30 genera, 1421-1752 spp. 
		[1989 species and 158 hybrids listed]
048.0000 Family Lomariopsidaceae Alston; Taxon 5: 25 (1956)
		Trivial names: Hirschzungenfarne
		Statistics: 8 genera, 739-801 spp. [814 species and 11 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Aspleniaceae subfam. Elaphoglossaceae (Pichi-Serm.) Crabbe, Jermy & Mickel; Fern Gaz. 
		11: 154 (1975)
		= Aspleniaceae subfam. Lomariopsidoideae (Alston) Crabbe, Jermy & Mickel; Fern Gaz. 11: 
		154 (1975)
		= Bolbitidaceae (Pichi-Serm.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16: 15 (1978)
		= Dryopteridaceae Tribus Bolbitideae Pichi-Sermolli; 1969
		= Elaphoglossaceae Pichi-Sermolli; Webbia 23: 209 (1968)
		= Lomariopsidaceae trib. Bolbitideae Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 381 (1969)
		= Lomariopsidaceae trib. Lomariopsideae Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 381 (1969)
		= Lomariopsidaceae tribus Bolbitideae (Pichi-Serm.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16:16 (1978)

048.0001 Bolbitis Schott; Gen. Fil., pl. 13 (1835) Statistics: 50-60 spp. tropics / subtropics, mostly SE-Asia [69 species and 6 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Campium Presl; Tent. Pterid. (1836) 238, pl. 10 (22-23) = Campium Presl emend. Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 37. 341-402 (1928) = Cyrtogonium J. Sm.; Jour. Bot. (Hook.) 4: 154 (1841) [nom. superfl. = Edanyoa Copel.; Philip. J. Sc. 81 (1952) 22, pl. 17 = Egenolfia Schott; Gen. Fil. (1835) ad t. 16 = Heteroneuron Fée; Mem. Fam. Foug. 2 (Acrost.) 20, 91 (1845) = Jenkinsia Hook.; Gen. Fil. t. 75b (1841) = Lacaussadea Gaud.; Voy. Bonite t. 118-120 (1846) = Poecilopteris Presl; Tent. Pterid. 241 (1836) = Poikilopteris Eschweiler; Linnaea 2. 117 (1827) = Polybotrya sect. Egenolfia Diels; E. & P. Nat. Pfl. Fam. 1 (1900) 195 = Polybotrya subgen. Egenolfia (Schott) Fée; Acrost. 14 (1845) Bolbitis acrostichoides (Afz. ex Sw.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) Bolbitis aliena (Sw.) Alston; Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1932: 3 10 (1932) Bolbitis angustipinna (Hayata) Ito; J. Jap. Bot. 14 (1938) 443 Bolbitis appendiculata (Willd.) Iwatsuki; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 18 (1959) 48 var. kummatta B.K.Nayar & Geev.; Fern Fl. Malabar: 234 (1993) Bolbitis auriculata (Lam.) Alston; Journ. Bot. Suppl. 3 (1934) Bolbitis bernoullii (Kuhn ex H. Christ) Ching in C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 47 (1934) Bolbitis bipinnatifida (Mett) Ching; Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) Bolbitis cadieri (Christ) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) Bolbitis christensenii (Ching) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) Bolbitis confertifolia Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 211 (1983) Bolbitis costata (Wall. ex Hook.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3: 47 (1934) Bolbitis crassifolia (Ching) comb. ined. Bolbitis crenata (Ching & Chiu ex Ching & C. H. Wang) comb. ined. Bolbitis crispatula (Wall.) Ching; C. Chr. Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) var. copelandii (Ching ex Tardieu & C. Chr.) Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 159 (1977) Bolbitis fengiana (Ching) comb. ined. Bolbitis fluviatilis (Hook.) Ching; C. Chr., lnd. Suppl. III. 48 (1934) Bolbitis gaboonensis (Chr.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 48 (1934) Bolbitis gemmifera (Hier.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 48 (1934) Bolbitis hainanensis Ching & C.H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 214 (1983) Bolbitis hastata (E. Fourn.) Hennipman; Amer. Fern J. 65: 30 (1975) Bolbitis hekouensis Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 212 (1983) Bolbitis hemiotis (Maxon) Ching in C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 48 (1934) Bolbitis heteroclita (Presl) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 48 Bolbitis heudelotii (Bory) Alston; Kew Bull. Suppl. 3 (1934) Bolbitis humblotii (Bak.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. lII. 48 (1934) Bolbitis interlineata (Copel.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 48 Bolbitis latipinna Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 213 (1983) Bolbitis laxireticulata K.Iwats.; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 18: 50. f.7-8 (1959) Bolbitis lindigii (Mett.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 48 (1934) Bolbitis lonchophora (Kunze) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 49 (1934) Bolbitis longiflagellata (Bonap.) Ching; C. Chr., Index Suppl. III. 49 (1934) Bolbitis major (Bedd.) Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 197 (1977) Bolbitis media Ching & Chu H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 212 (1983) Bolbitis medogensis (Ching & S. K. Wu) comb. ined. Bolbitis nicotianifolia (Sw.) Alston; Bull. Misc. inform. Kew 1932: 310 (1932) Bolbitis nodiflora (Bory in Belang.) Fraser-Jenkins Bolbitis novoguineensis Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 270 (1977) Bolbitis oligarchica (Baker) Hennipman; Amer. Fern J. 65: 30 (1975) Bolbitis pandurifolia (Hook.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 49 (1934) Bolbitis pergamentacea (Maxon) Ching in C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 49 (1934) Bolbitis ponmudiensis Manickam & Irud.; Pterid. Fl.West. Ghats, S. India: 297 (1992) [contrary to Art. 37.5 ICBN (1988) Bolbitis portoricensis (Spreng.) Hennipman; Amer. Fern J. 65: 30 (1975) Bolbitis presliana (Fée) Ching; C. Chr. Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3: 49 (1934) Bolbitis quoyana (Gaud.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 49 Bolbitis rawsonii (Bak.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 49 (1934) Bolbitis repanda (Bl.) Schott; Gen. Fil. (1835) ad t. 13 Bolbitis rhizophylla (Kaulf.) Hennipman; Blumea 18 (1970) 148 Bolbitis riparia R.C.Moran & B.Ollg.; Nordic J. Bot. 15(2): 178 (1995) Bolbitis rivularis (Brackenr.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 50 Bolbitis sagenioides (Kuhn) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 50 (1934) Bolbitis salicina (Hook.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 50 (1934) Bolbitis scalpturata (Fée) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 50 Bolbitis scandens W.M.Chu; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 21(2): 213 (1983) Bolbitis semicordata (Bak.) Ching; C. Chr. Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3: 50 (1934) Bolbitis semipinnatifida (Fée) Alston; Kew Bull. 310 (1932) Bolbitis serrata (Kuhn) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III: 50 (1934) Bolbitis serratifolia (Mert. ex Kaulf.) Schott; Gen. Fil. t. 13 (1835) Bolbitis simplex R.C. Moran; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77: 591 (1990) Bolbitis sinensis (Bak.) K.Iwats.; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 18: 49 (1959) Bolbitis singaporensis Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 11: 271 (1947) Bolbitis sinuata (C. Presl) Hennipman; Blumea 18: 148 (1970) Bolbitis subcordata (Copel.) Ching; C. Chr. Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3: 50 (1934) Bolbitis subcrenata (Hook. & Grev.) Ching; C. Chr. Ind. Fil. 3: 50 (1934) var. prolifera (Hook.) Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 179 (1977) Bolbitis taylorii (Bailey) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 50 (1934) Bolbitis tibetica Ching & S. K. Wu; Fl. Xizangica 1: 276 (1983) Bolbitis tonkinensis (C. Chr. ex Ching) K.Iwats.; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 18: 49 (1959) Bolbitis umbrosa (Liebm.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 50 (1934) Bolbitis vanuaensis Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 332 (1977) Bolbitis virens (Hook. & Grev.) Schott; Gen. Fil. (1835) ad t. 13 f. undulata (Hook.) Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 184 (1977) var. deltigera (Bedd.) Hennipman; Blumea 18: 149 (1970) var. compacta Hennipman; Blumea 18 (1970) 149 Bolbitis x arguta (Fée) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Fil. Suppl. 3 (1934) 47 Bolbitis x boivinii (Mett. ex Kuhn) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 47 (1934) Bolbitis x lancea (Copel.) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 48 (1934) Bolbitis x nanjenensis C.M.Kuo; Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. n.s. 31(4): 308 (1990) Bolbitis x sinuosa (Fée) Copel.; Fern Fl. Philip. (1960) 262 nm. foxii (Copel.) Hennipman; Monogr. Fern Gen. Bolbitis (Leiden Bot. Ser. 2): 299 (1977) Bolbitis x yunnanensis (Ching & P.S.Chiu) comb. ined.
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