Family Osmundaceae, genus Leptopteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Leptopteris, 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.
Family Osmundaceae

008.0002 Leptopteris C. Presl; Tent. Pterid. Suppl. 70 (1845) Statistics: 7 spp. Australia, New Zealand, Samoa to New Guinea, New Caledonia [7 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Todea sect. Leptopteris (C. Presl) T. Moore; Index Filicum cxx (1857) Leptopteris alpina (Baker) C. Chr.; Index Filicum 390 (1906) Leptopteris fraseri (Hook. & Grev.) Presl; Suppl. 71 (1845) Leptopteris hymenophylloides (A. Rich.) Presl (1845) Trivial names: Heruheru (Maori) Leptopteris laxa Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 60: 101. t.5 (1936) Leptopteris moorei (Bak.) Christ; Farnkr. 335 (1897) Leptopteris superba (Col.) Presl; Abh. böhm. Ges. V. 5. 326 (1848) Trivial names: Crepe fern, Heruheru, Prince of Wales feathers, Ngutungutu kiwi (Maori) Leptopteris wilkesiana (Brackenr.) Christ; Farnkr. 334 (1897) Leptopteris x intermedia (André) Brownsey; New Zealand J. Bot. 19(4): 351 (1981)
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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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