Family Gleicheniaceae, genus Gleichenia;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Gleichenia, 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.
014.0000 Family Gleicheniaceae (R. Br.) C. Presl; Rel. Haenk. 1: 70 (1825)
		Trivial names: Forking Fern Family
		Statistics: 5 genera, 124-130 spp. [139 species listed]
		= Dicranopteridaceae Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 3: 94 (1954)
		= Gleicheniaceae subfamily Stromatopteridoidae Nakai; Bull. Nat. Sci. Mus. Tokyo 29: 
		32 (1950)
		= Stromatopteridaceae (Nakai) Bierhorst; Phytomorphology 18(2): 263 (1968)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

014.0003 Gleichenia J.E. Smith; Mém. Acad. Turin 5: 419 (1793) s. str. Statistics: 18-19 spp. paleotropical / austral, not in New World [19 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Calymella C. Presl; Tent. Pterid (1836) 48 = Gleichenia Copel.; Gen. Fil (1947) 26 = Gleicheniastrum Presl; Abh. (K.) Böhm. Ges. Wiss. M.-N. Cl. 5 (1848) 338 Gleichenia abscida Rodway; Tasmanian Flora 289 (1903) Trivial names: Dwarf coral fern Gleichenia alpina R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 161 (1810) Trivial names: Alpine coral fern Gleichenia alstonii Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4: 267 (1957) Gleichenia angustiloba Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4: 263 (1957) Gleichenia boryi Kze.; Farnkr. 1. 162 t. 70 f. 1 (1844) var. madagascariensis (C. Chr.) Tardieu; Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 1982 (1-2): 105 (1982) Gleichenia deflexa Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4: addend. ad pag. 280 (1957) Gleichenia dicarpa R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 161 (1810) Trivial names: Tangle fern, Pouched coral fern, Spider fern, Swamp umbrella fern Gleichenia elongata Bak.; Kew Bull. 137 (1901) Gleichenia hooglandii Holtt.; Blumea 14: 327 (1967) Gleichenia lepidota R.Rodr.; Gayana, Bot. 47(1-2): 40 (1990) Gleichenia matthewii Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4: 265 (1957) Gleichenia mendellii (G.Schneid.) S.B.Andrews; Ferns of Queensland: 142 (1990) Gleichenia microphylla R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 161 (1810) Trivial names: Carrier tangle, Waewaekaka (Maori), Umbrella fern, coral fern var. semivestita (Labill.) Alderw. Gleichenia paleacea (Copel.) Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4: 265 (1957) Gleichenia papuana Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4 (1957) 266 var. membranacea Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4 (1957) 266 Gleichenia peltophora Copel.; Philip. J. Sc. 40 (1929) 292 var. schizolepis C. Chr. ex Holtt.; Reinwardtia 4 (1957) 262 var. seramensis M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 40(1-4): 87 (1989) Gleichenia polypodioides (L.) Sm.; Mém. Ac. Turin 5. 419 t. 9 f. 10 (1793) Gleichenia rupestris R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 160 (1810) Gleichenia vulcanica Bl.; En. Pl. Jav (1828) 251
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