Family Hypolepidaceae, genus Hypolepis;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Hypolepis, 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]
		= 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

039.0003 Hypolepis Bernh.; Schrad. J. Bot. 1(2): 34 (1806) Trivial names: Bramble Ferns Statistics: 50-60 spp. worldwide tropical/subtropical, 15-25 spp. trop. America [63 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Hypolepis Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 24: 705 (1970) Hypolepis alpina (Bl.) Hook.; Sp. 2. 63 (1852) Hypolepis amaurorachis (Kze.) Hook.; Sp. 2. 62 (1852) Trivial names: Austral Ground fern Hypolepis ambigua (A. Rich.) Brownsey & Chinnock; New Zealand J. Bot. 22(1): 59 (1984) Hypolepis apicilaris B.S.Wang; Acta Sci. Nat. Univ. Sunyatseni 1961(2):48 (1961) Hypolepis aquilinaris (Fée) Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 2. 636 (1902) Hypolepis archboldii Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 218 (1942) Hypolepis aspidioides Christ; Engl. Jarhb. 23. 343 (1896) Hypolepis bamleriana Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 10. 325 (1912) Hypolepis blepharochlaena Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca (Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46): 219 (1988) Hypolepis bogotensis Karst. ex Mett.; Ann. Sc. nat. V. 2, 238 (1864), nomen, et ex Karst, Fl. Col. 2. 91, t. 147 (1864) Hypolepis brasiliana (Presl) Kuhn; Chaetopt. 347 (1882) Hypolepis brooksiae Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II no. 28. 29 (1918) Hypolepis buchtienii Rosenst.; Fedde Rep. 25. 58 (1928) Hypolepis crassa Maxon; Contr. Gray Herb. 165: 69. t.4 (1947) Hypolepis dicksonioides (Bory) Hook.; Sp. 2, 61 (1852) Hypolepis distans (Col.) Hook.; Sp. 2: 70, t. 95 C (1852) Hypolepis ditrichomatis R.C. Moran; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77: 850 (1990) Hypolepis ekmanii Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 43. 84 (1930) Hypolepis elegans Carr.; Seem., Fl. Vit. 347 (1873) ssp. elegans Carr.; Seem., Fl. Vit. 347 (1873) ssp. carolinensis Brownsey; Blumea 32(2): 266 (1987) Hypolepis eurychlaena Mickel & Beitel; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 220 (1988) Hypolepis fimbriata Maxon ex Proctor; Amer. Fern J. 72(4): 113 (1982) Hypolepis glabrescens Ching; Chien & Chun, Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 2: 371 (1959) Hypolepis glandulifera Brownsey & Chinnock; J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 10(1): 16 (1987) Trivial names: Downy Ground fern Hypolepis glandulosopilosa H.G.Zhou & H.Li; Guihaia 11(1): 41 (1991) Hypolepis grandis Lellinger; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 98: 385 (1985) Hypolepis guianensis Kl.; Linn. 20: 339 (1847) Hypolepis hawaiiensis Brownsey; Blumea 32(2): 240 (1987) var. mauiensis (W.H. Wagner) D.D. Palmer; [ined. Hypolepis hispaniolica Maxon; Journ. Wash. Acad. Sci. 14. 88 (1924) Hypolepis hostilis (Kunze) C. Presl; Tent. Pterid. 162 (1836) Hypolepis jamaicensis Maxon ex Proctor; Amer. Fern J. 72(4): 113 (1982) Hypolepis lactea Brownsey & Chinnock; New Zealand J. Bot. 22(1): 55 (1984) Hypolepis malesiana Brownsey; Blumea 32(2): 248 (1987) Hypolepis melanochlaena A. R. Sm.; Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. Ser. 4, 40: 221 (1975) Hypolepis millefolium Hook.; Sp. 2: 68, t. 95 B (1852) Trivial names: Dissected ground fern, Thousand-leaved fern Hypolepis mitis Kunze ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 105 (1869) Hypolepis muelleri Wakef.; Vict. Nat. 60: 42. f.2 (1943) Trivial names: Harsh Ground fern Hypolepis nigrescens Hook.; Sp. 2: 66, t. 90 C (1852) Hypolepis nuda Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 105 (1869) Hypolepis obtusata (Presl) Kuhn; Chaet. 347 (1882) Hypolepis pallida (Blume) Hook.; Sp. 2: 64 (1852) Hypolepis parallelogramma (Kze.) Presl; Tent. 162 (1836) Hypolepis poeppigii (Kunze) Maxon Hypolepis polypodioides (Blume) Hook.; Sp. 2: 63 (1852) Hypolepis pulcherrima Underw. & Maxon; Proc. Biol, Soc. Wash. 43: 84 (1930) Hypolepis purdieana Hook.; Sp. 2: 69, t. 91 B (1852) Hypolepis repens (L.) C. Presl; Tent. Pterid. 162: (1836) Trivial names: Creeping Bramble Fern Hypolepis rigescens (Kze.) Moore; Ind. 252 (1861) Hypolepis robusta W.M.Chu; Acta Bot. Yunnan., Suppl. 5: 36 (1992) Hypolepis rufobarbata (Col.) Wakef.; Vict. Nat. 72: 159 (1956) Hypolepis rugosula (Lab.) J. Sm.; Bot. Mag. 72, Comp. 8 (1846) Trivial names: Ruddy Ground fern var. africana C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7: 121 (1932) Hypolepis scabristipes Brownsey; Blumea 32(2): 238 (1987) Hypolepis sellowiana Kl.; Linn. 14: 286 (1840) Hypolepis sparsisora (Schrad.) Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 120 (1868) Hypolepis stuebelii Hieron.; Hedwigia 48: 230 (1909) Hypolepis tenera Ching; Chien & Chun, Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 2: 370 (1959) Hypolepis tenerrima Maxon; Journ. Acad. Sci. 14. 196 (1924) Hypolepis tenuifolia (Forst.) Bernh.; Schrad. neu. Journ. 1(2): 34 (1806) Trivial names: Soft Ground fern Hypolepis thysanochlaena Mickel & Beitel; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 221 (1988) Hypolepis trichobacilliformis R.C. Moran; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77. 847 (1990) Hypolepis trichochlaena Mickel & Beitel; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46: 222 (1988) Hypolepis urbanii Brause; Urban, Symb. Ant. 7. 486 (1913) Hypolepis viscosa (Karst.) Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 2: 238 (1864), nomen, ex Karst., Fl. Col. 2: 89, t. 145-46 (1869) Hypolepis yunnanensis Ching; Chien & Chun, Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 2: 370 (1959)
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