Family Hypolepidaceae, genus Histiopteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Histiopteris, 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.
027.000 Order Pteridales
		Statistics: 10 families, 53 genera, 1065-1300 spp. [1358 species and 42 hybrids listed]
037.000 Order Dennstaedtiales
		Statistics: 3 families, 13 genera, 228-250 spp. [295 species and 4 hybrids listed]
039.0000 Family Hypolepidaceae Pichi Sermolli; Webbia 24: 705 (1970)
		Statistics: 5 genera, 94-108 spp. [118 species and 2 hybrid listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Pteridiaceae Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 13: 96 (1975)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae Subtribus Paesiinae W.C. Shich; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ.) 10: 203 (1973)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae Tribus Paesieae W.C. Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ.) 10: 202 (1973)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Paesioideae W.C.Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ. 10: 202 (1973)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae Tribus Histiopterideae W.C.Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ.) 10: 204 (1973)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae Tribus Hypolepideae W.C.Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ.) 10: 201 (1973)
		= Dennstaedtiaceae Subtribus Pteridiinae W.C.Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nat. Chung-Hsing 
		Univ.) 10: 203 (1973)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

039.0005 Histiopteris (Agardh) J. Smith; Hist. Fil. 294 (1875) Statistics: 5-9 spp. Malesia (5-8), pantropical (1) [14 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Pteris subgen. Histiopteris Agardh; Rec. Gen. Pter. 76 (1839) = Lepidocaulon Copeland; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 218 (1942) Histiopteris altealpina Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II no. 23: 13 (1916) Histiopteris caudata (Copel.) Holtt.; Kew Bull. 20: 459 (1966) Histiopteris conspicua Alderw.; Bull. Buit. III. 2. 155 (1920) Histiopteris estipulata Alderw.; Nova Guinea 14. 25 (1924) Histiopteris hennipmanii Hovenkamp; Blumea 33(2): 399 (1988) Histiopteris herbacea Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 60: 110. t.18 (1936) Histiopteris incisa (Thunb.) J. Sm.; Hist. Fil. 295 (1875) Trivial names: Water fern, Mata (Maori), Bat's wing fern, Oak fern var. seramensis M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 47(1): 66 (1996) Histiopteris integrifolia Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 7. 63 (1912) Histiopteris montana Copeland; Perkins, Fragm. 193 (1905) Histiopteris pilosa Holtt.; Kew Bull. 20: 460 (1966) Histiopteris reniformis Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II no. 28. 26 (1918) Histiopteris sinuata (Brackenr.) J. Sm.; Hist. Fil. 295 (1875) Histiopteris squamulata Holtt.; Kew Bull. 20: 459 (1966) Histiopteris stipulacea (Hook.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 8. 347 (1909)
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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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