Family Cheilanthaceae, genus Cheilanthes;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Cheilanthes, 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.
027.000 Order Pteridales
		Statistics: 10 families, 53 genera, 1065-1300 spp. [1358 species and 42 hybrids listed]
036.0000 Family Cheilanthaceae B. K. Nayar; Taxon 19: 233 (1970)
		Statistics: 7 genera, 240-305 spp. [313 species and 17 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Athyrioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Pteridaceae subfam. Cheilanthoideae (J.Sm.) R. M. Tryon; Amer. Fern J. 76(4): 184 
		(1986)
		= Pteridaceae subfam. Cheilanthoideae W.C. Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nation. Chung-Hsing Univ.) 
		10: 211 (1973)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Cibotioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Crypsinoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Cyatheoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Dicksonioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Dryopteridoideae B; Nayar, Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Metaxyoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Microsorioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 233 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Onocleoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Platycerioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 233 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Pleopeltidoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Polypodioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Tectarioideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 235 (1970)
		= Cheilanthaceae subfam. Thyrsopteridoideae B. Nayar; Taxon 19: 234 (1970)
		= Cryptogrammaceae Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 17: 299 (1963)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Cheilanthoideae (J. Smith) W.-C. Shieh; J. Sci. Eng. 10: 211 
		(1973)
		= Gymnogrammaceae
		= Pteridaceae Tribus Cheilantheae J. Smith; Hist. Fil. 277 (1875)
		= Sinopteridaceae Koidzumi; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 3: 50 (1934)
036.1000 Subfamily Cheilanthoideae

036.1001 Cheilanthes Sw.; Syn. Fil. 5: 126 (1806) nom. cons. Statistics: 150-200 spp. worldwide [203 species and 14 hybrids listed]. Many microspecies from China are probably invalid or nomina nuda. Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Allosorus Bernhardi; Neues Jour. Bot. (Schrad.) 1(2): 36 (1805) = Allosorus Farwell; Mich. Acad. Sci. Rep. 21. 345 (1919), Amer. Midl. Naturalist 12. 284 (1911) = Allosurus Endlicher; Genera plant. 59 (1836) & auctt. = Cheilanthastrum Fée; Gen. 149 (1850-52) = Cheilosoria Trevisan; Atti dell' Inst. Veneto V. 8. 579 (1877) = Choristosoria Kuhn; von Decken's Reisen Ost-Afrika III(3), Bot. 13 (1879) = Eriochosma J. Smith; Journ. Bot. 4. 50 (1841) = Gymnia Hamilton ms. ex Don; Prod. Fl. Nepal. 16 (1825) = Hypolepidopsis Hieronymus; Hedwigia 62. 28 (1920) = Myriopteris Fée; Gen. Fil. (Mem. Fam. Foug. 5): 148 (1852) = Neurosoria Mett. ex Kuhn; Bot. Zeit. 437 (1869) = Oeosporangium Visiani; Atti Istituto Veneto III. 12. 656 (1867) = Othonoloma Link; Hort. Berol. 2. 41 (1833) = Parallosorus Keyserling; Pol. Cyath. Hb. Bung. 5 (1873) = Physapteris Presl; Tent. Pterid. 160 (1836) = Pomatophytum Jones; Contrib. West. Bot. 16: 12 (1930) = Sinopteris C. Chr. & Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. lnst. 4. 359 (1933) = Aleuritopteris Fée; Gen. Fil. (Mem. Fam. Foug. 5): 148 (1852) = Leptolepidium Hsing & S.K. Wu; Acta Bot. Yunnan 1: 115 (1979) Cheilanthes adiantoides T.C.Chambers & P.A.Farrant; Telopea 4(3): 532 (1991) Cheilanthes aemula Maxon; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 10: 495 (1908) Trivial names: Texas Lip Fern Cheilanthes aethiopica (Saiki) comb. ined. Cheilanthes agetae (Saiki) C.M.Kuo; Taiwania 30: 57 (1985) Cheilanthes alabamensis (Buckl.) Kunze; Linnaea 20: 4 (1847) Trivial names: Alabama Lip Fern Cheilanthes albofusca Bak.; Kew Bull. 54 (1896) Cheilanthes albomarginata Clarke; Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. II. Bot. 1 456. t. 52 (1880) Cheilanthes allosuroides Mett.; Cheil. 32. n. 35 (1859) Cheilanthes anceps Blanf.; Journ. Simla Nat. Hist. Soc. 1: 21 (1886) Cheilanthes angustifolia H.B.K.; Nov. Gen. et Sp. 1. 21 (1815) Cheilanthes angustifrondosa Alston; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat.Hiiat.) Bot. 1: 48. t.2 (1952) Cheilanthes arequipensis (Maxon) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833):133 (1981) Cheilanthes argentea (Gmel.) Kze.; Linn. 23: 242 (1850-52) Trivial names: Silver Cloak fern var. geraniifolia (Ching & S. K. Wu) comb. ined. Cheilanthes argyrophylla (Swartz) Cordem.; Bull. Soc. Sc. Arts Réunion 1890-91: 155 (1891) Cheilanthes arizonica (Maxon) Mickel; Phytologia 41: 433 (1979) Trivial names: Arizona Lip Fern Cheilanthes aurantiaca (Cav.) Moore; Ind. XXXVIII (1857) Cheilanthes aurea Bak.; Syn. ed. 1. 453 (1868) Cheilanthes austrotenuifolia H.M.Quirk & T.C.Chambers; Austral. J. Bot. 31(5): 510 (1983) Trivial names: Rock fern Cheilanthes belangeri (Bory in Belang.) C. Chr.; Ind. Fil. 172 (1905) Trivial names: Belangers spleenwort Cheilanthes belensis Weath. ex Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 218 (1942) Cheilanthes bergiana Schlecht.; Adumbr. 51 t. 3, ex Kze., Linn. 541 (1836) Cheilanthes bicolor (Roxb. in Griff.) Griff. ex Fraser-Jenkins (1992) Cheilanthes boivini Mett. ex Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 69 (1868) Cheilanthes bolborrhiza Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca [Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46] 107 (1988) Cheilanthes boliviana C. Chr.; Ark. för Bot. 20 A no. 7. 19 (1926) Cheilanthes bonariensis (Willd.) Proctor; Bull. Inst. Jamaica, Sci. Ser. 5(1): 15 (1953) Trivial names: Golden Cloak Fern Cheilanthes botswanae Schelpe & N.C.Anthony; Contr. Bolus Herb. 10: 151 (1982) Cheilanthes brachypus (Kunze) Kunze; Linn. 28. 2431 307 (1850) Cheilanthes brandegeei Eat.; Bull. Torr. Cl. 17. 215 t. 104 (1890) Cheilanthes brandtii Franch. & Sav.; Enum. pl. Jap. 2. 212. 620 (1879) Cheilanthes buchtienii (Rosenst.) R. M. Tryon; Fieldiana, Bot. n.s. 22: 34 (1989) Cheilanthes bullosa Kze.; Linn. 24. 274 (1851) Cheilanthes caesia Christ; Bull. Géogr. Bot. Mans 133 (1906) Cheilanthes cantangensis (R. M. Tryon) R. M. Tryon; Fieldiana, Bot. n.s. 22: 32 (1989) Cheilanthes capensis (Thunb.) Sw.; Syn. 128 (1806) Cheilanthes chaerophylla (Mart. & Gal.) Kze.; Linn. 28. 243, 307 (1850) Cheilanthes cheiloglyphis (Fée) Moore; Ind. 236 (1861) Cheilanthes chihuahuaensis (Saiki) Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 81 (1997) Cheilanthes chipinquensis Knobloch & Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 59: 8, t. 1 (1969) Cheilanthes chrysophylla Hook.; Sp. 2. 113 (1852) Cheilanthes chusana Hook.; Sp. 2. 95 t. 106 B (1852) Cheilanthes clevelandii D. C. Eaton; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 6: 33 (1875) Trivial names: Cleveland's Lip Fern Cheilanthes complanata A. R. Sm.; Amer. Fern J. 70(1): 19 (1980) Cheilanthes contigua Bak.; Syn. Fil. 476 (1874) Cheilanthes contracta Kze.; Linn. 28. 243, 307 (1850) Cheilanthes cooperae D. C. Eaton; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 6: 33 (1875) Trivial names: Mrs. Cooper's Lip Fern Cheilanthes coriacea Dcne.; Arch. Mus. 2. 190 (1841) Cheilanthes covillei Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 31: 147 (1918) Trivial names: Coville's Lip Fern, Bead fern Cheilanthes cremea (Ching) comb. ined. Cheilanthes cucullans Fée; 7 mém. 39 t. 25 t 4 (1857) Cheilanthes cuneata Kaulf. ex Link; Hort. Berol. 2. 40 (1833) Cheilanthes dalhousiae Hook.; Sp. Fil. 2: 80. t. 78 B (1852) Trivial names: Countess Dalhousies Spleenwort Cheilanthes decomposita Willd.; Enum. Suppl. 70 (1813) (nomen), ex Fée, 9 mém. 11 (1857) Cheilanthes decursiva (Forssk.) comb. ined. Cheilanthes delicatula Tag. & lwatsuki; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 25: 19 (1971) Cheilanthes deltoidea Domin; Bibl. Bot. 86. 133 nota (1913) Cheilanthes deltoidea Kze.; Linn. 10. 536 (1836) Cheilanthes depauperata Bak.; Ann. Bot. 6. 210 (1891) Cheilanthes dilimanensis Zamora; Kalikasan 3: 193 (1974) Cheilanthes dinteri Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 53. 385 (1915) Cheilanthes dolomiticola (Schelpe) Schelpe & N.C.Anthony; Contr. Bolus Herb. 10: 155 (1982) Cheilanthes doniana (S. K. Wu) Fraser-Jenk. & Khullar in Khullar; Illustr. Fern Fl. W. Himalaya 1: 200 (1994) Cheilanthes dubia Hope; Journ. Bomb. Soc. Nat Hist. 12. 528 t 2 (1899) Cheilanthes duclouxii (Christ) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 54 (1934) Cheilanthes duthiei Bak.; Ann. Bot. 6. 210 (1891) Cheilanthes eatonii Baker; Hook. & Baker; Syn. Fil. 4: 140 (1867) Trivial names: Eaton's Lip Fern Cheilanthes ebenipes (X.C.Zhang) comb. ined. Cheilanthes eriophora (Fée) Mett.; Cheil. 23. n. 14 (1859) Cheilanthes erythraea Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 27: 420 (1972) publ. (1973) Cheilanthes farinosa (Forssk.) Kaulf.; Enum. 212 (1824) Trivial names: Floury Cloak fern Cheilanthes feei T. Moore; Index Fil. 38 (1857) Trivial names: Slender Lip Fern Cheilanthes fendleri Hook.; Sp. Fil. 2: 103 (1852) Trivial names: Fendler's Lip Fern Cheilanthes formosana Hayata; Enum. Pl. Taiwan 61 (1906) Cheilanthes fractifera Tryon; Rhodora 62: 7. t.1252 (1960) Cheilanthes fragilis Hook.; Fil. Exot. t. 96 (1859) Cheilanthes fraseri Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 83 (1869) Cheilanthes geraniifolia (Weath.) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833): 133 (1981) Cheilanthes gigantea (Saiki) comb. ined. Cheilanthes glaberrima Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 54 t. 13 f. 2 (1869) Cheilanthes glauca (Cav.) Mett.; Cheil. 31. n. 32. t. 3 f. 18-19 (1859) Cheilanthes goyazensis (Taubert) Domin; Bibl. Bot. 86. 133 nota (1913) Cheilanthes gracillima D. C. Eaton; Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2: 234 (1859) Trivial names: Lace Fern var. aberrans M.E. Jones Cheilanthes grevilleoides Christ; Not. syst. 1. 51 c. fig (1909) Cheilanthes grisea Blanford; Simla Not. Hist. Soc. 25/6 (1886) Cheilanthes hancockii Bak.; Kew Bull. 1895: 54: (1895) Cheilanthes harrisii Maxon; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 24. 51 (1922) Cheilanthes hieronymi Herter; Anal. Mus. Nac. Montevideo II. 1. 360 t. 27 (1925) Cheilanthes hintoniorum Mendenh. & G.L.Nesom; Sida 14(4): 551 (1991) Cheilanthes hirsuta Link; Hort. Berol. 2. 42 (1833) Cheilanthes hirta Sw.; Syn. 128, 329 (1806) f. laxa (Kunze) W.Jacobsen & N.Jacobsen; Bothalia 18(1): 65 (1988) f. waterbergensis W.Jacobsen & N.Jacobsen; Bothalia 18(1): 68 (1988) var. brevipilosa W.Jacobsen & N.Jacobsen; Bothalia 18(1): 64 (1988) var. hyaloglandulosa (W.Jacobsen & N. Jacobsen) J.E.Burrows; South. Afr. Ferns & Fern Allies: 138 (1990) var. inferacampestris W.Jacobsen & N.Jacobsen; Bothalia 18(1): 71 (1988) var. nemorosa W.Jacobsen & N.Jacobsen; Bothalia 18(1): 69 (1988) Cheilanthes hispanica Mett.; Abh. Senckenberg. Naturf. Ges. 3: 74 (1859) Cheilanthes hopeana C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 18 (1913) Cheilanthes horridula Maxon; Amer. Fern J. 8: 94 (1918) Trivial names: Prickly Lip Fern Cheilanthes humatoides (Saiki) comb. ined. Cheilanthes hypoleuca (Kunze) Mett.; Cheil. 22. n. 11 (1859) Cheilanthes incarum Maxon; Smiths. Misc. Coll. 668. 5 (1915) Cheilanthes incisa Kze. ex Mett.; Cheil. 44 no. 65 t. 3 f. 28-31 (1859) Cheilanthes induta Kze.; Linn. 10. 538 (1836) Cheilanthes insignis Ching; Fl. Tsinlingensis 2: 208 (1974) Cheilanthes intertexta (Maxon) Maxon; Abrams, Ill. Fl. Pacific States 1: 28 (1923) Trivial names: Coastal Lip Fern Cheilanthes Iutea (Cav.) Moore; Ind. 246 (1861) Cheilanthes jamaicensis Maxon; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 24. 51 (1922) Cheilanthes kaulfussii Kunze; Linnaea 13: 145 (1839) Trivial names: Glandular Lip Fern Cheilanthes keralensis Nair & Ghosh; Journ. Indian Bot. Sec. 55 52 (1976) Cheilanthes krameri Franch. & Sav.; Enum. pl. Jap. 2. 212, 619 (1879) Cheilanthes kuhnii Milde; Bot. Zeit. 25: 149 (1867) Cheilanthes kunzei Mett.; Cheil. 27. n. 22. t. 3. f. 6, 7 (1859) Cheilanthes laciniata Sod.; Cr. vasc. quit. 79 (1893) Cheilanthes lanosa (Michx.) D. C. Eat.; Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound. 2(1): 234 (1859) Trivial names: Hairy Lip Fern Cheilanthes lendigera (Cav.) Sw.; Syn. 128, 328 (1806) Trivial names: Beaded Lip Fern Cheilanthes leptolepis Fraser-Jenk.; Bot. Helv. 102(2): 144 (1992) Cheilanthes lerstenii Mickel & Beitel; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 117 (1988) Cheilanthes leucopoda Link; Fil. Spec. 66 (1841) Trivial names: White-footed Lip Fern Cheilanthes likiangensis (Ching) comb. ined. Cheilanthes lindheimeri Hook.; Sp. 2. 101 t. 107 A (1852) Trivial names: Fairy Swords Cheilanthes lindigii Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 2. 218 (1864) Cheilanthes lonchophylla (R. M. Tryon) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833): 133 (1981) Cheilanthes longipila Bak.; Ann. Bot. 6. 211 (1891) Cheilanthes lozanii (Maxon) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833): 133 (1981) var. seemannii (Hook.) Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca (Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46): 118 (1988) Cheilanthes madagascariensis Bak.; Journ. Linn. Soc. 16. 198 (1877) Cheilanthes marginata H.B.K.; Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1. 22 (1815) Cheilanthes marsupianthes (Fée) T. Reeves ex Windham Cheilanthes membranacea (Dav.) Maxon; Amer. Fern Journ. 8. 119 (1918) Cheilanthes mexicana Dav.; Bull. Torr. CI. 16. 227 (1888) Cheilanthes michelii (Christ) comb. ined. Cheilanthes mickelii T.Reeves; Brittonia 32(4): 502 (1980 publ. 1981) Cheilanthes microphylla (Sw.) Sw.; Syn. Fil. 127 (1806) Trivial names: Southern Lip Fern var. fimbriata A. R. Sm.; Amer. Fern J. 70(1): 19 (1980) Cheilanthes micropteris Sw.; Syn. 126, 324 t. 3 f. 5 (1806) Cheilanthes mollis (Kunze) Presl; Tent. 160 (1836) Cheilanthes moncloviensis Bak.; Ann. Bot. 5. 210 (1891) Cheilanthes moritziana Kze.; Linn. 23. 244 (1850) Cheilanthes multifida (Swartz) Swartz; Syn. 129, 334 (1806) ssp. multifida (Swartz) Swartz; Syn. 129, 334 (1806) ssp. lacerata N.C.Anthony & Schelpe; Contr. Bolus Herb. 10: 153 (1982) Cheilanthes myriophylla Desv.; Berl. Mag. 5. 328 (1811) Cheilanthes namaquensis (Baker) Schelpe & N.C.Anthony; Contr. Bolus Herb. 10: 155 (1982) Cheilanthes newberryi (D. C. Eaton) Domin; Biblioth. Bot. 20(85): 133 (1915) Trivial names: Cotton Fern Cheilanthes nielsii W. Jacobsen; Ferns & Fern Allies of South. Africa: 252 (1983) Cheilanthes niphobola C. Chr.; Acta Hort. Gothob. 1. 88 t. 19 (1924) var. concolor (Ching) comb. ined. var. pekingensis (Ching & P.S.Hsu) comb. ined. Cheilanthes notholaenoides (Desv.) Maxon ex Weath.; Contr. Gray Herb. 114: 34 (1936) Cheilanthes nuda (Ching) comb. ined. Cheilanthes obducta Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 83 (1869) Cheilanthes opposita Kaulf.; Enum. 211 (1824) Cheilanthes orbignyana Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 82 (1869) Cheilanthes palmeri Eat.; Proc. Amer. Ac. 22. 464 (1887) Cheilanthes papuana C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 9(3): 57 (1937) Cheilanthes parryi (D. C. Eaton) Domin; Biblioth. Bot. 20(85): 133 (1915) Trivial names: Parry's Cloak Fern Cheilanthes parviloba (Swartz) Swartz; Syn. 128, 331 (1806) Cheilanthes pellaeopsis Mickel in McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 17: 241 (1992) Cheilanthes peninsularis Maxon; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 10. 496 (1908) var. insularis Weath.; Amer. Fern J. 21: 25 (1931) Cheilanthes pentagona Schelpe & N.C.Anthony; Contr. Bolus. Herb. 10: 152 (1982) Cheilanthes peruviana (Desv.) Moore; Ind. 250 (1861) Cheilanthes pilosa Goldm.; Nova Acta 19. Suppl. 1. 455 (1843) Cheilanthes platychlamys (Ching) Fraser-Jenkins; New species syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 75 (1997) Cheilanthes poeppigiana Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 84 (1869) Cheilanthes pohliana (Kuntze) Mett.; Cheil. 23. n. 13 (1859) Cheilanthes praetermissa D.L.Jones; Austrobaileya 2(5): 472 (1988) Cheilanthes pringlei Davenport; Bull. Torrey Club 10: 61 (1883) Trivial names: Pringle's Lip Fern Cheilanthes pruinata Kaulf.; Enum. 210 (1824) Cheilanthes pteridioides (Reich.) C. Chr.; Ind. 178 (1905) ssp. pteridioides (Reich.) C. Chr.; Ind. 178 (1905) ssp. acrostica (Balb.) O.Bolos, Vigo, MasalIes & J.M.Ninot; Fl. Man. Paisos Catalans: 1213 (1990) ssp. guanchica (Bolle) O.Bolos, Vigo, Masalles & J.M.Ninot; Fl. Man. Paisos Catalans: 1213 (1990) ssp. maderensis (Lowe) O.Bolos, Vigo, Masalles & J.M.Ninot; Fl. Man. Paisos Catalans: 1213 (1990) ssp. tinaei (Tod.) O.Bolos, Vigo, Masalles & J.M.Ninot; Fl. Man. Paisos Catalans 1213 (1990) Cheilanthes pulchella Bory ex Willd.; Sp. 6. 456 (1810) Cheilanthes purpusii T.Reeves; Rhodora 84(838): 293 (1982) Cheilanthes pygmaea (Ching) comb. ined. Cheilanthes qianguiensis (W.M.Chu & H.G.Zhou) comb. ined. Cheilanthes regnelliana Mett.; Bak., Fl. bras. 18. 391 t. 43 f. 1 (1870) Cheilanthes regularis Mett.; Cheil. 41. n. 56 (1859) Cheilanthes rigidula Wall.; List n. 2175 (1829) Cheilanthes rosulata C. Chr.; Acta Hort. Gothob. 1. 89 t. 20 (1924) Cheilanthes rufa Don; Prod. Fl. Nepal. 16 (1825) Cheilanthes rufopunctata Rosenst.; Meded. Bijks Herb. Leiden nr. 19. 9 (1913) Cheilanthes sarmientoi Ponce; Amer. Fern J. 79(4): 131 (1989 publ. 1990) Cheilanthes scariosa Presl; Rel. Haenk. 1. 65 (1825) Cheilanthes schaffneri Moore; Ind. 252 (1861) Cheilanthes selinoides Mickel in McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 17: 243 (1992) Cheilanthes shensiensis (Ching) comb. ined. Cheilanthes siamensis (S. K. Wu) K.Iwats.; Fl. Thailand 3(4): 617 (1989) Cheilanthes sichouensis (Ching & S. K. Wu) comb. ined. Cheilanthes sieberi Kze.; Ind. Sem. ht. Lips (1839) ssp. sieberi Kze.; Ind. Sem. ht. Lips (1839) Trivial names: Mulga fern ssp. pseudovellea H.M.Quirk & T.C. Chambers; Austral. J. Bot. 31(5): 522 (1983) Cheilanthes similis Ballard; Kew Bull. 1967: 47 (1957) Cheilanthes skinneri (Hook.) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833): 133 (1981) Cheilanthes sonorensis Goodding; Muhlenbergia 8. (92-94) (1912) Cheilanthes speciosa (Ching & S. K. Wu) comb. ined. Cheilanthes squamosa Gill. ex Hook. & Grev.; Ic. Fil. t. 151 (1829) Cheilanthes subargentea (Ching) C.M.Kuo; Taiwania 30: 57 (1985) Cheilanthes subdimorpha (Clarke & Bak.) Nayar & Kaur; Comp. to Bedd. Handb. 26 (1974) Cheilanthes subvillosa Hook.; Sp. Fil. 2: 87, t. 98B (1852) var. dilatata Brause (1913) var. tibetica (Ching & S. K. Wu) comb. ined. Cheilanthes tamburii (Hook.) T. Moore; Ind. 254 (1861) Cheilanthes tenuifolia (Burm. f.) Sw.; Syn. Fil. 1299, 332 (1806) Cheilanthes thellungii Herter; Anal. Mus. Nac. Montevideo 11. 1. 360 t. 26 (1925) Cheilanthes thwaitesii Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 82 (1869) Cheilanthes tomentosa Link; Hort. Berol. 2. 42 (1833) Trivial names: Woolly Lip Fern Cheilanthes tryonii T.Reeves; Brittonia 32(4): 504 (1980 publ. 1981) [nom. nov. Cheilanthes tweediana Hook.; Sp. 2. 84 t. 96 B (1852) Cheilanthes valdiviana Phil.; Linn. 29. 106 (1857) Cheilanthes vandervekenii (Pichi-Serm.) comb. ined. Cheilanthes veitchii (Christ) Ching; C. Chr., Ind. Suppl. III. 55 (1934) Cheilanthes venusta (Brade) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 83(833): 133 (1981) Cheilanthes villosa Davenp. ex Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 31: 142 (1918) Trivial names: Villous Lip Fern Cheilanthes viscida Davenp.; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 6: 191 (1877) Trivial names: Viscid Lip Fern Cheilanthes volcanensis Sota; Darwiniana 17: 78 (1972) Cheilanthes welwitschii Hook.; Syn. 142 (1867) Cheilanthes wootonii Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 3: 146 (1918) Trivial names: Wooton's Lip Fern Cheilanthes wrightii Hooker; Sp. Fil. 2: 87 (1858) Trivial names: Wright's Lip Fern Cheilanthes x coruscans Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca [Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46]: 110 (1988) Cheilanthes x duriensis Mendonca & Vasc.; An. Inst. Vinho do Poorto 15(4): 47 (1956) Cheilanthes x fibrillosa (Davenport) Davenport Dav.; Bull. Torr. Cl. 16. 225 (1888) ex Underw. Remarks: Cheilanthes covillei x Cheilanthes newberryi Cheilanthes x iberica Rasbach & Reichst.; Webbia 35(2): 264 (1982) Remarks: Cheilanthes hispanica x tinaei Cheilanthes x insularis Rasbach & Reichst.; Webbia 35(2): 266 (1982) Remarks: Cheilanthes guanchica x tinaei Cheilanthes x kochiana Rasbach, Reichst. & Schneller; Webbia 37(1): 48 (1983) Remarks: Cheilanthes maderensis x tinaei Cheilanthes x kurdica Rasbach & Reichst.; Webbia 37(1): 58 (1983) Remarks: Cheilanthes persica x pteridioides Cheilanthes x malacitensis Rasbach & Reichst.; Webbia 35(2): 269 (1982) Remarks: Cheilanthes guanchica x pteridioides Cheilanthes x marchettiana Rasbach; Reichst. & Schneller, Webbia 37(1): 55 (1983) Remarks: Cheilanthes maderensis x pteridioides Cheilanthes x parishii Davenport Remarks: Cheilanthes covillei x Cheilanthes parryi Cheilanthes x prototinaei Rasbach, Reichst. & Schneller; Webbia 37(1): 45 (1983) Remarks: Cheilanthes hispanica x maderensis Cheilanthes x teneriffae Rasbach & Reichst.; Webbia 35(2): 262 (1982) Remarks: Cheilanthes maderensis x pulchella Cheilanthes x tolocensis Rasbach, Reichst. & Schneller; Webbia 37(1): 52 (1983) Remarks: Cheilanthes guanchica x maderensis Cheilanthes x vermae Fraser-Jenk. & Viane; Bot. Helvetica 102(2): 154 (1992) Remarks: Cheilanthes bicolor x dalhousiae Cheilanthes yalungensis (X.X.Kong) comb. ined. Cheilanthes yavapensis T. Reeves ex Windham; Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 32 (1993)
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