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Family Tectariaceae, genus Ctenitis;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Ctenitis, 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.
	050.000 Order Polypodiales
			Statistics: 9 families, 82 genera, 1996-2140 spp. 
			(2293 species and 31 hybrids listed]
			= Order Davalliales
	051.0000 Family Tectariaceae Panigrahi; J. Orissa Bot. Soc. 8(1): 41 (1986)
			Statistics: 17 genera, 527-538 spp. 
			[559 species and 4 hybrids listed]
			Revision date: 20.07.2001
			Remarks: Family used to be included in Dryopteridaceae, 
			but PCR results did show the distinctness.
			= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Tectarioideae Holtt. (1947)
			= Tectaria-group sensu Holtt.; Fl. Malesiana 2(2)
			= Tectariaceae Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 77(3): 102 (1987 publ. 1988) [isonym

051.0004 Ctenitis C. Chr. ex C. Chr.; Verdoorn, Man. Pteridol. 543 (1938) Statistics: ca. 110-120 spp. tropical/subtropical, America (35), not in Australia. [123 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Ataxipteris Holtt.; Blumea 30: 10 (1984) = Ctenitis (C. Chr.) Christensen ex Tardieu & Christensen; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 7: 86 (1938) (Oct.) = Ctenitis C. Chr.; Biol. Arb. tilegn. Eug. Warming 77 (1911) = Dryopteris subgen. Ctenitis C. Chr.; Biol. Arb. til E. Warming 77 (1911) Ctenitis aciculata (Bak.) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 292 (1938) Ctenitis alpina (Rosenst.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis alteroblumei Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 27 (1985) Ctenitis ampla (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis angusta Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 30 (1985) Ctenitis anjenabensis Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 16: 204. t.1(1-4) (1960) Ctenitis anniesii (Rosenst.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis apicalis (Bak. in Hook. & Bak.) Ballard; Kew Bull. 1954: 559 (1955) Ctenitis aquilina (Thouars) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 468 (1973) Ctenitis arthrothrix (Hook.) Tardieu; Amer. Fern Journ. 48: 32 (1958) Ctenitis aspidioides (Presl in J.S. & C.B. Presl) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis atrorubens Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 29 (1985) Ctenitis baulensis A.R. Sm.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 40:213 (1975) Ctenitis biformis (Mett. ex Kuhn) Tardieu in Humbert; Fl. Madag. Fam. 5. 1 331 (1958) Ctenitis bivestita (Mett.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 15: 85 (1955) Ctenitis blepharochlamys (C. Chr.) Tardieu; Humbert, Fl. Madag. Fam. 5. 1: 336 (1958) Ctenitis boholensis Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 18 (1985) Ctenitis borbonica (Bak.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 15: 84. t.5(7-9) (1955) Ctenitis bullata A. R. Sm.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 40: 213 (1975) Ctenitis bulusanica Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 19 (1985) Ctenitis calcarea Ching & Chu H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19(1):118 (1981) Ctenitis changanensis Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 297 (1938) Ctenitis cheilanthina (C. Chr.) C. Morton; Contrib. U.S. Nation. Herb. 38: 238 (1973) Ctenitis chiapasensis (H. Christ) A.R. Sm.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 40: 229 (1975) Ctenitis chiriquiana (C. Chr.) Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 67: 58 (1977) Ctenitis cirrhosa (Schum.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis confusa Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. Ser. 8: 290 (1938) Ctenitis copelandii (Christ) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis crinita (Poir. in Lam.) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 290 (1939) var. atrata Holtt.; Kew Bull. 38(1): 122 (1983) var. setacea Holtt.; Kew Bull. 38(1): 122 (1983) var. hispida (Kühn) Tard. (1958) Ctenitis croftii Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 26 (1985) Ctenitis crystallina (Kunze) Proctor; Bull. Inst. Jamaica Sc. Ser. 5: 18 (1953) Ctenitis cumingii Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 34 (1985) Ctenitis cyclochlamys (Fe) Holtt.; Kew Bull. 38(1): 120 (1983) Ctenitis decurrentipinnata (Ching) Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 7: 86 (1938) Ctenitis deflexa (Kaulf.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis desvauxii Tardieu; Notul. Syst. (Paris] 16: 82. t.5(4-6) (1955) Ctenitis distans (Brackenr.) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 277 (1938) Ctenitis dolphinensis Proctor; Amer. Fern Journ. 48: 108 (1958) Ctenitis dumrongii Tag. & lwatsuki; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 23: 115, f. 11 (1968) Ctenitis eatoni (Bak. in Hook. & Bak.) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 291 (1938) Ctenitis elata Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 24 (1985) [nom. nov. Ctenitis equestris (Kunze) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) var. erosa Stolze; Amer. Fern J. 67(2): 41 (1977) Ctenitis eriocaulis (Fe) Alston; Lilloa 30: 112 (1960) Ctenitis erythradenia Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 29 (1985) Ctenitis excelsa (Desv.) Proctor; Rhodora 63: 34 (1961) Ctenitis falciculata (Raddi) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis abyssi (Sehnem) comb. ined. Ctenitis fenestralis (C. Chr.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis fijiensis (Hook.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis flexuosa (Fe) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis grisebachii (Bak. in Hook. & Bak.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis harrisii Proctor; Brit. Fern Gaz. 9: 216 (1965) Ctenitis hemsleyana (Baker ex Hemsl.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. (Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. 5) 124 (1947) Ctenitis hirta (Swartz) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) var. portoricana (C. Chr.) Proctor; Mem. New York Bot. 8 (1989) Ctenitis hirtula (Kunze) Brade; Bradea 1: 209 (1972) Ctenitis humida (Cordem.) Holtt.; Kew Bull. 38(1): 126 (1983) Ctenitis humilis Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 22 (1985) Ctenitis hypolepioides (Rosenst.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis interjecta (C. Chr.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis iriomotensis (H. It) Nakaike; Enum. Pteridophyt. Japon. Filicales, 195 (1975) Ctenitis kinabaluensis Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 16 (1985) var. crassisquama Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 16 (1985) Ctenitis kjellbergii (C. Chr. ex Kjellb. & C. Chr.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Cten!3@ A=?tru=d1(1))5Scer. 4, 40: 229 (1975) Ctenitis latifrons (Brackenr.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis lorencei Holtt.; Kew Bull. 38(1): 123 (1983) Ctenitis madagascariensis Tardieu; Nat. Malgache 7(1): 91. t.1(1-5) (1955) Ctenitis mannii (Hope) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. 8: 289 (1938) Ctenitis maritima (Cordem.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 15: 84 (1955) Ctenitis mascarenarum (Urb.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 15: 92 (1955) Ctenitis mearnsii Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 81: 24 (1952) Ctenitis melanochlamys (Fe) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis melanosticta (Kunze) Copel.; Gen. Fil. (Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. 5) 124 (1947) Ctenitis membranifolia Ching & Chu H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19(1): 121 (1981) Ctenitis meridionalis (Poir. in Lam.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) var. speluncae C. Chr. Ctenitis microchlaena (Fe) Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. n.s. 27: 9 (1991) Ctenitis microlepigera (Nakai) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 280 (1938) Ctenitis minima Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 303 (1977) Ctenitis minutiloba Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 23 (1985) Ctenitis muluensis Holtt.; Fern Gaz. 12(6): 320 (1984) Ctenitis nemorosa (Willd.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis nigrovenia (H. Christ) Copel.; Gen. Fil. (Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. 5) 124 (1947) Ctenitis nitida (Bory ex Willd.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris) 15: 81. t.4(4-6) (1955) Ctenitis ochrorachis (Bak.) Tardieu in Humbert; Fl. Madagr. Fam.5. 1: 332 (1958) var. violacea Rakotoudr.; Bull. Mus. Nat. Hist., B, Adansonia Ser. 4, 10(4): 375 (1988 publ. 1989) Ctenitis oophylla (C. Chr.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis oreocharis (Sehnem) R.M.Bueno & R.M.Senna; Caderno Pesquisa Ser. Bot. (Sta. Cruz do Sul) 4(1): 11 (1992) Ctenitis paleolata Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 81: 24 (1952) Ctenitis pallatangana (Hook.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis pallens (Brackenr.) Price; Kalikasan 12: 155 (1983) Ctenitis paranaensis (C. Chr.) Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 74(2): 56 (1984) Ctenitis parvula Proctor; Brit. Fern Gaz. 9: 217 (1965) Ctenitis pedicellata (Christ in Wetts.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 124 (1947) Ctenitis poolii (C. Chr.) Tardieu; Humbert, Fl. Madag. Fam. 5. 1: 330 (1958) Ctenitis propinqua (J.Smith ex Presl) Copel.; Fern Fl. Philip. 2. 289 (1960) Ctenitis pseudorhodolepis Ching & Chu H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19(1): 121 (1981) Ctenitis rapensis (E. D. Br.) Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 34 (1985) Ctenitis refulgens (Klotzsch ex Mett.) Vareschi; Fl. Venez. 1: 404 (1969) Ctenitis salvinii (Baker) Stolze; Amer. Fern J. 67(2): 43 (1977) Ctenitis samoensis (C. Chr.) Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 32 (1985) Ctenitis santae-clarae (C. Chr.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis sciaphila (Maxon) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) var. raivavensis (E. Br.) Holtt.; Blumea 33 (1985) Ctenitis seramensis Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 19 (1985) Ctenitis setosa (C. Presl) Holtt.; Novit. Bot. 1968: 20 (1969) Ctenitis silvatica Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 20 (1985) Ctenitis sloanei (Poepp. ex Spreng.) C.V. Morton; Amer. Fern J. 59: 66 (1969) Trivial names: Florida Tree Fern, Red-hair Comb Fern Ctenitis squamigera (Hook. & Arn.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 125 (1947) Ctenitis strigilosa (Davenp.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. (Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. 5) 125 (1947) Ctenitis subconnexa (Christ) Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 17 (1985) var. alstonii Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 17 (1985) Ctenitis subdryopteris (H. Christ) Lellinger; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 89: 710 (1977) Ctenitis subglandulosa (Hance) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 302 (1938) Ctenitis submarginalis (Langsd. & Fisch.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Trivial names: Brown-hair Comb Fern f. caripensis (Willd.) Lellinger; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 89(61): 710 (1977) Ctenitis subobscura (Christ) Holtt.; Fern Gaz. 12(6): 320 (1984) Ctenitis sumbawensis Holtt.; Blumea 31(1): 26 (1985) Ctenitis tabacifera (Alderw.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis truncicola (C. Chr. in Bonap.) Ching; Suayatsenia 5: 250 (1940) Ctenitis ursina A. R. Sm.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 40: 216 (1975) Ctenitis variabilis (Hook.) Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 14: 343 (1953) var. barteri (Hook.) Alston; Cat. Pl. Vasc. S. Tome 64 (1944) Ctenitis velata (Mett.) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 84 837): 127 (1982) Ctenitis vellea (Willd.) Proctor; Amer. Fern Journ. 40: 227 (1950) Ctenitis vilis (Kunze) Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 8: 290 (1938) Ctenitis waiwaiensis (C. Chr.) Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 303 (1977) Ctenitis yunnanensis Ching & Chu H.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19(1): 124 (1981) Ctenitis zayuensis Ching & S. K. Wu; Fl. Xizangica 1: 273 (1983) Remarks: probably belongs in Dryopsis.
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