Family Ophioglossaceae, genus Cheiroglossa;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Cheiroglossa, 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.


007.0002 Cheiroglossa C. Presl; Supplementum Tentaminis Pteridographiae 56 (1845) Statistics: 1-3 spp. (several variants) trop. America, trop. Africa, Réunion, Indochina [3 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Ophioglossum subgen. Cheiroglossa (C. Presl) Clausen; Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 19(2): 112 (1938) = Ophioglossum sect. Cheiroglossum (C. Presl) T. Moore; Index Filicum cxxv (1857) Cheiroglossa louisii (Taton) Pic.Ser.; Webbia 9: 625 (1954) Cheiroglossa malgassica (C. Chr.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 168 (1968) Cheiroglossa palmata (L.) Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 57 (1845) Trivial names: Hand Fern
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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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