Family Dicksoniaceae, genus Dicksonia;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Dicksonia, 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
023.0006 Dicksonia L'Hérit.; Sert. Angl. 30 (1788)
		Statistics: 21-22 spp. Neotropics, St. Helena, Java, Philippines, New Zealand, Tasmania 
		[22 species listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Balantium Kaulf.; Enum. Fil. 228 (1824) [p. p.

Dicksonia antarctica Lab.; Nov. Holl. Pl. Spec. 2. 100 t. 249 (1806) Dicksonia arborescens L'Hérit.; Sert. angl. 31 t. 43 (1788) Dicksonia archboldii Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 217 (1942) Dicksonia baudouinii Fourn.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 18. 347 (1873) Dicksonia berteriana (Colla) Hook.; Sp. 1. 67 t. 23 A (1844) (Berteroana) Dicksonia blumei (Kze.) Moore; Ind. 190 (1860) Dicksonia brackenridgei Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 15. 81 (1861) Dicksonia domingensis Desv.; Prod. 317 (1827) Dicksonia externa (C. Chr. & Skottsb.) Skottsb.; Nat. Hist. Juan Fernandez and Easter Isl. 2: 763 (1953) Dicksonia fibrosa Col.; Tasm. Journ. 2. 179 (1844) Trivial names: Woolly tree fern, Wheki-ponga, Kuripaka (Maori) Dicksonia grandis Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 6. 34 (1908) Dicksonia herbertii W. Hill; Rep. Brisbane Bot. Gard., in Votes Proc. Legis. Ass. Queensl. Sess. 6 (1874) Dicksonia hieronymi Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 48 (1920) Dicksonia lanata Col.; Tasm. Journ. 2. 181 (1844) Trivial names: Tuokuro (Maori) Dicksonia lanigera Holtt.; Kew Bull. 16: 64 (1962) Dicksonia mollis Holtt.; Kew Bull. 16: 64 (1962) Dicksonia sciurus C. Chr.; Brittonia 2: 283 (1937) Dicksonia sellowiana (Presl) Hook.; Sp. 1. 67 t. 22 B (1844) Dicksonia squarrosa (Forst.) Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2). 90 (1801) Trivial names: Rough tree fern, Wheki (Maori), Slender tree fern, New Zealand dicksonia Dicksonia stuebelii Hieron.; Hedwigia 46. 228 t. 12 f. 1 (1906) Dicksonia thyrsopteroides Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. IV. 16. 81 (1861) Dicksonia youngiae C. Moore; Moore, Proc. Hort. Soc. J. Sm., Ferns br. and for. 291 (1866) Trivial names: Bristly tree 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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