Family Dipteridaceae, genus Cheiropleuria;
world species list.
By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.
A list of the species of the genus Cheiropleuria, 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.
012.000 Order Gleicheniales
Statistics: 3 families, 9 genera, 137-143 spp. [152 species listed]
012.0000 Family Dipteridaceae Diels; Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1, 4: 2 (1899)
Statistics: 2 genera, 9 spp. [9 species listed]
Remarks: Cheiropleuria is often separated as valid family Cheiropleuriaceae
= Cheiropleuriaceae Nakai; Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 42: 210 (1928)
012.0002 Cheiropleuria Presl; Epimel. Bot. 189 (1849-51)
Statistics: 1 sp. tropical Asia, east Asia [1 species listed]
Revision date: 20.07.2001
Cheiropleuria bicuspis (BI.) Presl; Epim. 189 (1849-51)
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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.