Family Thelypteridaceae, genus Goniopteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Goniopteris, 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]
046.0000 Family Thelypteridaceae Pichi-Sermolli; Webbia 24: 711 (1970) 
		Statistics: 1-30 genera (depending on genus concept), 975-1217 spp. 
		[1271 species and 14 hybrids listed]
		Remarks: This Checklist follows closely the Index of Thelypteridaceae (Kew), 
		even if the necessary combination for the genus are not available.
		Revision date: 20.07.2001 
		= Aspidiaceae subfam. Thelypteridoideae (C. Chr.) C. Reed; Phytologia 17: 254 (1968)
		= Polypodiaceae tribe Thelypterideae C. Chr.

046.0029 Goniopteris C. Presl; Tent. Pterid. 181 (1836) Statistics: 60-110 spp. neotropical [106 species and 2 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Thelypteris subgen. Goniopteris (C. Presl) Duek; Adansonia n.s. 11: 720 (1971) = Polypodium subgen. Goniopteris (Presl) Clarke; Trans. Linn. Soc. II, 1: 547 (1880) = Thelypteris sect. Goniopteris (C. Presl) C. Reed; Phytologia 17: 254 (1968) Goniopteris abdita (Proctor) comb. ined. Goniopteris abrupta (Desv.) comb. ined. Goniopteris alan-smithiana (L. D. Gómez) comb. ined. Goniopteris alata (L.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 239 (1940) Goniopteris ancyriothrix (Rosenst.) comb. ined. Goniopteris anopterus (Kunze ex Kuhn) comb. ined. Goniopteris aristata Fe; Gen. 253 (1850-52) [non Aspidium aristatum Sw. (1801) Goniopteris aristeguietae (C.V.Morton & Vareschi ex Vareschi) comb. ined. Goniopteris asplenioides (Sw.) Presl; Tent. 182 (1836) Goniopteris aureola (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris bermudiana (Baker) comb. ined. Goniopteris bibrachiata (Jenman) comb. ined. Goniopteris biformata (Rosenst.) comb. ined. Goniopteris biolleyi (Christ) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 251 (1977) Goniopteris blanda (Fe) comb. ined. Goniopteris brittonae (Slosson ex Maxon in Britt.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 6: 239 (1940) Goniopteris burkartii Abbiatti; Darwiniana 13: 556, f. 6, t. 4 (1964) [non Thelypteris burkartii Abbiatti Goniopteris calypso (L.D. Gómez) comb. ined. Goniopteris chocoensis (A. R. Sm. & Lellinger) comb. ined. Goniopteris clarkei (Bak.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 239 (1940) Goniopteris clypeata (Maxon & C.V. Morton) comb. ined. Goniopteris coalescens (Bak.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 6: 239 (1940) Goniopteris cordata (Fe) comb. ined. var. imitata (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Goniopteris crenata (A.R. Sm. & Lellinger) comb. ined. Goniopteris croatii (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris crypta (Underw. & Maxon) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 239 (1940) Goniopteris cumingiana (Kunze) de Jonch. & U.Sen; Blumea 27(1): 204 (1981) Goniopteris cuneata (C. Chr.) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris curta (H. Christ) comb. ined. Goniopteris cutiataensis (Brade) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris devolvens (Bak.) comb. ined. Goniopteris dissimulans (Maxon & C. Chr. ex C. Chr.) comb. ined. Goniopteris domingensis (Spreng.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 251 (1977) Goniopteris eggersii (Hieron.) Alston; Bull. Jard. Bot. Bruxelles 27: 57 (1957) Goniopteris equitans (H. Christ.) comb. ined. Goniopteris erythrothrix (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris francoana (E.Fourn.) A.Lve & D.Lve; Taxon 26(2-3): 326 (1977) Goniopteris fraseri (Mett. ex Kuhn) comb. ined. Goniopteris fuertesii (Brause) comb. ined. Goniopteris gemmulifera (Hieron.) Vareschi; Fl. Venezuel. 1: 450 (1969) Goniopteris ghiesbrechtii (Linden) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris glochidiata (C. Chr.) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris goeldii (C. Chr.) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris hastata Fe; 11 mm. 65: t. 18 (1866) Goniopteris hatchii (A. R. Sm.) A.Lve & D.Lve; Taxon 26(2-3): 326 (1977) Goniopteris hildae (Proctor) comb. ined. Goniopteris hondurensis (L.D. Gómez) comb. ined. Goniopteris iguapensis (C. Chr.) Brade; Bradea 1: 215 (1972) Goniopteris imbricata (Liebm.) A.Lve & D.Lve; Taxon 26(2-3): 326 (1977) Goniopteris jamesonii (Hook.) comb. ined. Goniopteris juruensis (C. Chr.) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Goniopteris kuhlmannii (Brade) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Goniopteris leptocladia Fe; 11 mm. 60: t. 16, f. 1 (1866) Goniopteris levyi (E. Fourn.) comb. ined. Goniopteris lugubriformis (Rosenstock) comb. ined. Goniopteris lugubris (Mett.) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Goniopteris macropoda (Mett.) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Goniopteris macrotis (Hook.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 252 (1977) Goniopteris meniscioides (Liebm.) comb. ined. var. ternata (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris minor (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Goniopteris monosora (C. Presl) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Goniopteris munchii (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris nephrodioides (Klotzsch) Vareschi; Fl. Venezuel. 1: 453 (1969) Goniopteris nicaraguensis (E. Fourn.) comb. ined. Goniopteris nigricans (Ekman & C. Chr. ex C. Chr.) comb. ined. Goniopteris obliterata (Sw.) comb. ined. Goniopteris oroniensis (L.D. Gómez) comb. ined. Goniopteris paucijuga (Moore) comb. ined. Goniopteris paucipinnata (Donn. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris pellita (Willd.) comb. ined. Goniopteris pennata (Poir.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 252 (1977) Goniopteris peripae (Sod.) comb. ined. Goniopteris peripaeoides (L. D. Gómez) comb. ined. Goniopteris pinnatifida (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris poiteana (Bory) Presl; Tent. Pterid. 183 (1836) Goniopteris praetermissa (Maxon) comb. ined. Goniopteris redunca (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris refracta (Fischer & C. Meyer) Brade; Bradea 1: 216 (1972) Distribution: hort. Goniopteris reptans (J. F. Gmel.) Presl; Tent. 182 (1836) Trivial names: Creeping Star-hair Fern var. tenera (Fe) comb. ined. Goniopteris resiliens (Maxon) comb. ined. Goniopteris riograndensis (Lindm.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 6: 239 (1940) Goniopteris x rolandii (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Remarks: Thelypteris poiteana x Thelypteris tetragona Goniopteris sagittata (Sw.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 252 (1977) Goniopteris scabra (C. Presl) Brade; Bradea 1: 217 (1972) Goniopteris schaffneri (Fe) comb. ined. Goniopteris schippii (Weath.) comb. ined. Goniopteris schunkei (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris schwackeana (Christ) Brade; Bradea 1: 217 (1972) Goniopteris sclerophylla (Poepp. ex Spreng.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 252 (1977) Trivial names: Stiff Star-hair Fern Goniopteris scolopendrioides (L.) Presl; Tent. 182 (1836) Goniopteris semihastata (Kuntze) comb. ined. Goniopteris serrulata J. Sm.; Cat. cult. ferns 20 (1857) Goniopteris skinneri (Hook.) comb. ined. Goniopteris stolzeana (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris straminea (Bak. in Hook. & Bak.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 6: 239 (1940) Goniopteris subsagittata (Maxon & C. Chr. ex C. Chr.) comb. ined. Goniopteris tannensis (C. Chr.) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 239 (1940) Goniopteris tetragona (Sw.) Presl; Tent. 183 (1836) ssp. tetragona (Sw.) Presl; Tent. 183 (1836) Trivial names: Free-tip Star-hair Fern var. guadalupensis (Fe) comb. ined. ssp. aberrans Morton Goniopteris toganetra (A. R. Sm.) A.Lve & D.Lve; Taxon 26(2-3): 326 (1977) Goniopteris tristis (Kunze) Brade; Bradea 1: 217 (1972) Goniopteris tryonorum (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris urbanii (Sodiro) comb. ined. Goniopteris venusta (Heward) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 252 (1977) var. usitata (Jenm.) comb. ined. Goniopteris verecunda (Proctor) comb. ined. Goniopteris vivipara (Raddi) Brade; Bradea 1: 217 (1972) Goniopteris yaucoensis (Proctor) comb. ined. Goniopteris x bulbifera (Jermy & T.G.Walker) comb. ined. Remarks: Thelypteris incisa x vivipara Goniopteris x tabaquitensis Jermy & T.G.Walker; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 13(2): 264 (1985) Remarks: Goniopteris paucijuga x tetragona
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