Family Athyriaceae, genus Lunathyrium;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Lunathyrium, 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]
045.0000 Family Athyriaceae Alston; Taxon 5: 25 (1956) s. str.
		Statistics: 10 genera, 546-698 spp. [772 species and 56 hybrid listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		Remarks: according to PCR results, the family has probably to be divided. 
		There are two groups: Athyrium, Adenoderris and Cornopteris, which are monophyletic, 
		and the group Diplazium, Dictyodroma, Diplaziopsis, Hemidictyum and Deparia, which 
		is monophyletic with Thelypteridaceae and therefore has to be included there as 
		subfamily. At this time we have retained the traditional scheme to avoid confusion.
		= Dryopteridaceae subfam. Athyrioideae
		= Dryopteridaceae Tribus Physematieae J. Sm.; 1875

045.0010 Lunathyrium Koidz.; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 1: 30 (1932) Statistics: ca. 20-25 sp. mainly China and E-Asia, 1 sp. North America, 2 Pacific [25 species and 1 hybrid listed]. Status of genus doubtful - it should be included in Deparia, but many combinations are not (yet) available Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Deparia sect. Lunathyrium (Koidz.) Kato (1977) Lunathyrium acrostichoides (Sw.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 71 (1964) Trivial names: Silvery Spleenwort Lunathyrium acutum Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 73 (1964) var. bagaense (Ching & S. K. Wu) Z. R. Wang (1999) var. liubaense (Z. R. Wang) Z. R. Wang (1999) Lunathyrium allantodioides (Beddome) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 72 (1964) Lunathyrium auriculatum W.M.Chu & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 85 (1994) var. zhongdianense Z. R. Wang (1999) Lunathyrium bonincola (Nakai) H. Ohba; J. Jap. Bot. 46: 154 (1971) Lunathyrium brevipinnum Z.R.Wang ex Ching & K. H. Shing; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 85 (1994) Lunathyrium dolosum (Christ) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 72 (1964) var. chinense Z. R. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 3: 199 Lunathyrium emeiense Z. R. Wang; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 17: (1999) Lunathyrium giraldii (Christ) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 71 (1964) Lunathyrium gordonii (Baker) Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 232 (1977) Lunathyrium hirtirachis Z.R.Wang ex Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 87 (1994) Lunathyrium kanghsienense Ching & Y.P.Hsu; Fl. Tsinlingensis 2: 212 (1974) Lunathyrium liangshanense Z.R.Wang ex Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 89 (1994) var. sericeum Ching & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 89 (1994) Lunathyrium ludingense Z. R. Wang & L. B. Zhang; Acta Bot. Yunnan. 17(3): 303 (1995) Lunathyrium medogense Ching & S. K. Wu; Fl. Xizangica 1: 120 (1983) var. weimingii Z.R.Wang; Vasc. Pl. Hengduan Mount. 1: 73 (1993), without latin descr. or type, et Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 89 (1994) Lunathyrium nanchuanense Ching & Z.Y.Liu; Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4): 15 (1983) Lunathyrium orientale Z.R.Wang & J.J.Chien; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 22(3): 228 (1984) var. jiulungense (Ching) Z. R. Wang; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 17: (1999) Lunathyrium otomasui Kurata; Journ. Geobot. 9: 98 (1961) Lunathyrium pycnosorum (Christ) Koidz.; Acta Phytotax. 1. 30 (1932) var. longidens Z. R. Wang (1999) var. mucilagina (M.Kato) comb. ined. Lunathyrium shennongense Ching; Boufford & K. H. Shing, J. Arnold Arbor. 64(1): 21 (1983) Lunathyrium sichuanense Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 87 (1994) var. gongshanense Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 88 (1994) var. jinfoshanense Z.R.Wang; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 17: (1999) Lunathyrium truncatum Ching; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 17: (1999) Lunathyrium vegetius (Kitagawa) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 71 (1964) var. turgidum Ching & Z. R. Wang (1994) var. miyunense Ching & Z. R. Wang (1999) Lunathyrium vermiforme Ching; Boufford & K. H. Shing, J. Arnold Arbor. 64(1): 23 (1983) Lunathyrium wilsonii (Christ) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 71 (1964) var. muliense Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 92 (1994) var. habaense Ching & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 91 (1994) var. incisoserratum Ching & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 92 (1994) var. maximum Ching & Z.R.Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 32(1): 92 (1994) Lunathyrium x kiyozumianum (Kurata) Kurata; J. Geobot. 16: 66 (1968)
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