Family Athyriaceae, genus Cornopteris;
world species list.

By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Cornopteris, 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.
	041.000 Order Athyriales
			Statistics: 6 families, 54 genera, 1782-2215 spp. [2362 species and 88 hybrids listed]
	045.0000 Family Athyriaceae Alston; Taxon 5: 25 (1956) s. str.
			Statistics: 10 genera, 546-698 spp. [772 species and 56 hybrid listed]
			Revision date: 20.07.2001
			Remarks: according to PCR results, the family has probably to be divided. 
			There are two groups: Athyrium, Adenoderris and Cornopteris, which are monophyletic, 
			and the group Diplazium, Dictyodroma, Diplaziopsis, Hemidictyum and Deparia, which 
			is monophyletic with Thelypteridaceae and therefore has to be included there as 
			subfamily. At this time we have retained the traditional scheme to avoid confusion.
			= Dryopteridaceae subfam. Athyrioideae
			= Dryopteridaceae Tribus Physematieae J. Sm.; 1875

045.0004 Cornopteris Nakai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 44. 7 (1930) Statistics: 10-16 species E-Asia, tropical Asia [16 species and 1 hybrid listed]. Status very uncertain, probable syn. of Athyrium s. str., a part of the species may belong in Diplazium, Dryoathyrium or Deparia Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Athyrium subgen. Cornopteris (Nakai) Seriz.; J. Jap. Bot. 56(7): 194 (1981) = Neoathyrium Ching & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 20(1): 76 (1982) Cornopteris approximata W.M.Chu; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(3): 342 (1981) Cornopteris atroviridis (Alderw.) M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 30(4-6): 113 (1979) Cornopteris badia Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 11: 58 (1941) var. quadripinnatifida (M. Kato) W. M. Chu; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 3(2) 365 (1999) Cornopteris banahaoensis (C. Chr.) K.lwats. & M.G. Price; South E. Asian Stud. 14(4): 564 (1977) (err. banajaoensis) Cornopteris birii Ching ex Bir; Nova Hedwigia 7: 502, t. 34, 35 (1964) Cornopteris christenseniana Tagawa; Acta Phytotax. 2. 195 (1933) [non Athyrium christensenii Blot 1932 Cornopteris crenulato-serrulata Nakai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 46. 95 (1931) Cornopteris decurrentialata Nakai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 44. 8 (1930) f. pilosella (H. Ito) W. M. Chu; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 3(2): 358 (1999) Cornopteris latibasis W.M. Chu; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(3): 344 (1981) Cornopteris latiloba Ching; Fl. Xizangica 1: 144 (1983) Cornopteris major W.M. Chu; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(3): 348 (1981) Cornopteris omeiensis Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. ser.2. 1: 287 (1949) Cornopteris opaca (D. Don) Tagawa; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 8: 92 (1939) Cornopteris philippinensis M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 30(4-6): 1 10 (1979) Cornopteris pseudofluvialis Ching & W.M.Chu; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(3): 345 (1981) Cornopteris seramensis M.Kato; J. Jap. Bot. 61(8): 233 (1986) Cornopteris x undulatipinnula (Seriz.) Nakaike; New Fl. Japan, Pterid.: 840 (1992)
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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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