Family Dicksoniaceae, genus Cibotium;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Cibotium, 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.
019.000 Order Cyatheales
		Statistics: 6 families, 15 genera, 627-687 spp. [703 species and 8 hybrids listed]
023.0000 Family Dicksoniaceae Bower; Origin Land Flora 591(1908)
		Statistics: 6 genera, 42-44 spp. [44 species and 1 hybrid listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Culcitaceae Pichi-Sermolli; Webbia 24: 702 (1970)
		= Cyatheaceae Subfamily Dicksonieae
		= Thyrsopteridaceae Presl; Gefässb. Stipes Farrnkr. 22 (in adnot.) 38 (1847)
		= Cystodiaceae J.R.Croft; Kew Bull. 41(4):797 (1986)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

023.0004 Cibotium Kaulfuss; Berliner Jahrb. Pharm. 21: 53 (1820) Statistics: 11 spp.: 3 SE-Asia, 2 Mexico and Central America, 6 Hawaii [11 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Dicksonia sect. Cibotium Hook. & Bak. = Pinonia Gaudich; Ann. Sci. Nat. 3: 507 (1824) = Hiatea Menzies ms. ex Hook.; Sp. 1. 82 (1844) = Microcibotium Hayata; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 43. 316 (1929) Cibotium arachnoideum (C. Chr.) Holtt. Cibotium assamicum Hook.; Sp. Fil. 1: 83. t. 29 B (1844) Cibotium barometz (L.) J. Sm.; Lond. Journ. Bot. 1. 437 (1842) Trivial names: Scythian Lamb Cibotium chamissoi Kaulf.; Jahrb. d. Pharmacie 21. 53 (1820) Trivial names: Man fern Cibotium cumingii Kze.; Farnkr. 1: 64 (1841) Cibotium glaucum (Sm.) Hook. & Arn.; Bot. Beech. Voy. 108 (1832) Trivial names: Hawaiian tree fern (hapu) Cibotium menziesii Hook.; Sp. 1. 84 t. 29 C (1844) Cibotium nealiae Degen.; Fl. Hawaii. Fam. 12 (1951) Cibotium regale Linden ex J. Sm.; Hist. Fil. 256 (1875) Trivial names: Royal cibotium Cibotium schiedei Schlecht. & Cham.; Linn. 5. 616 (1830) Trivial names: Mexican tree fern Cibotium sumatranum Christ; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 118 Cibotium x heleniae D.D. Palmer Remarks: Cibotium chamissoi x Cibotium menziesii
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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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