Family Schizaeaceae, genus Lygodium;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Lygodium, 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, varens, fougeres, 
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
015.0000 Family Schizaeaceae Kaulfuss; Das Wesen d. Farrnkr. 119 (1827)
		Trivial names: Curly-grass family
		Statistics: 5 genera, 184-190 spp. [195 species and 9 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

015.0005 Lygodium Sw.; J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 7, 106 (1801) nom. cons. Trivial names: Climbing Ferns Statistics: ca. 30 spp. tropics and south-temperate worldwide, mostly Malesia, trop. America (7), temperate America (1) [34 species and 2 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Arthrolygodes Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pter. 101 (1845) = Cteisium Michx.; Fl. Bor. Am. 2 (1803) 275 = Gisopteris Bernh.; Schrader, J. Bot. 1800 pt 2 (Nov.-Dec (1801) 127 = Hugona Cav. ex Roemer; Arch. Bot. 2 1801 (1802) 486 = Hydroglossum Willd.; Abh. Kurfürstl. Mainz. Ak. Nützl. Wiss. Erfurt 2, pt 4 (1802) 13, 20 = Lygodictyon J. Smith; Hook. Gen. Fil (1842) = Odontopteris Bernh.; Schrader, J. Bot. 1800 pt 2 (Nov.-Dec (1801) 127, t. 2 f. 4 = Ramondia Mirbel; Bull. Soc. Philom. Paris 2 (1801) 179 = Ugena Cavan; Ic. Descr. Pl. 6 (1801) 73 = Vallifilix Thouars; Gen. Nov. Madag (1808) 1 Lygodium altum (Clarke) Alderw.; Mal. Ferns 114 (1909) Lygodium articulatum A. Rich.; Fl. N. Zel. 96 t. 15 (1832) Trivial names: Mangemange (Maori) Lygodium auriculatum (Willd.) Alston; Reinwardtia 5 (1959) 16 Lygodium boivini Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 168 (1868) Lygodium borneense Alderw.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Btzg II, n. 20 (1915) 29 Lygodium circinnatum (Burm. f.) Sw.; Syn. Fil (1806) 153 Lygodium colaniae Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 5: 168 (1936) Lygodium conforme C. Chr.; Bull. Mus. Paris II. 6. 104 (1934) Lygodium cubense H.B.K.; Nov. Gen. & Sp. 1. 31 (1815) Lygodium dimorphum Copel.; Philip. J. Sc. 6 (1911) Bot. 67 Lygodium flexuosum (L.) Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1800 (2): 106 (1801) Lygodium giganteum Tagawa & Iwats.; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 22: 97. f. 1 (1967) Lygodium heterodoxum Kze.; Farnkr. 2. 32 t. 113 (1849) Lygodium hians Fourn.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 18. 355 (1873) Lygodium japonicum (Thunb.) Swartz; J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 106 (1801) Trivial names: Japanese Climbing Fern Lygodium kerstenii Kuhn; Fil. Deck. 28 (1867) Lygodium lanceolatum Desv.; Berl. Mag. 5. 307 (1811) Lygodium longifolium (Willd.) Sw.; Schrader, J. Bot., pt 2 (1803) 305 (1801) Lygodium merrillii Copel.; Philip. J. Sc. 2 (1907) Bot. 146, t. 4 Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R. Br.; Prodr. 162 (1810) Trivial names: Climbing maidenhair, Snake fern, Small-leaved Climbing Fern Lygodium oligostachyum (Willd.) Desv.; Prod. 205 (1827) Lygodium palmatum (Bernh.) Swartz; Syn. Fil. 154 (1806) Trivial names: American Climbing Fern, Windsor Fern Lygodium pedicellatum C. Chr. & Maxon ex C. Chr.; Kungl. Svenska Vetens.-akad. Handl. ser. 3. 16(2): 85. t.19 (1937) Lygodium polystachyum Wall. ex Moore; Gard. Chron (1859) 671 Lygodium radiatum Prantl; Schiz. 66 (1881) Lygodium reticulatum Schkuhr; Farnkr (1809) 139, t. 139 Lygodium salicifolium Presl; Suppl. Pterid (1845) 102 Lygodium smithianum Presl; Suppl. 112 (1845) (nomen), ex Prantl, Schiz. 80 (1881) Lygodium subareolatum Christ; Bull. Geogr. Bot. Mans 151 (1907) Lygodium trifurcatum Bak.; Hook. Syn. Fil (1868) 437 Lygodium venustum Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1801(2). 303 (1803) Lygodium versteegii Christ; Nova Guinea 8 (1909) 161 Lygodium volubile Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1801(2): 304 (1803) Lygodium x fayae Jermy & T.G.Walker; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 13(2): 252 (1985) Remarks: Lygodium micans x venustum Lygodium x lancetillanum L. D. Gómez; Brenesia 18: 160 (1980) Remarks: Lygodium heterodoxum x venustum Lygodium yunnanense Ching; Chien & Chun, Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 2: 345 (1959)
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