Family Ophioglossaceae, genus Helminthostachys;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Helminthostachys, 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.
007.0000 Family Ophioglossaceae (R. Br.) Agardh; Aphor. Bot. 8: 113 (1822)
		Statistics: 4 genera, 107-109 spp. cosmopolitan [114 species and 5 hybrids listed]
		= Botrychiaceae Nakai; Jour. Jap. Bot. 24: 9 (1949)
		= Helminthostachyaceae Ching; Bull. Fan. Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 10: 235 (1941)

007.0004 Helminthostachys Kaulfuss; Flora 1822: 103 (1822) Statistics: 1 sp. tropical Asia, Pacific, Australia [1 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Botryopteris Presl; Rel. Haenk. 1. 76 (1825) = Ophiala Desvaux; Prodrome 195 (1827) Helminthostachys zeylanica (L.) Hook.; Genera Filicum t. 47 (1840)
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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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