Family Thelypteridaceae, genus Macrothelypteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Macrothelypteris, 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]
046.0000 Family Thelypteridaceae Pichi-Sermolli; Webbia 24: 711 (1970) 
		Statistics: 1-30 genera (depending on genus concept), 975-1217 spp. 
		[1271 species and 14 hybrids listed]
		Remarks: This Checklist follows closely the Index of Thelypteridaceae (Kew), 
		even if the necessary combination for the genus are not available.
		Revision date: 20.07.2001 
		= Aspidiaceae subfam. Thelypteridoideae (C. Chr.) C. Reed; Phytologia 17: 254 (1968)
		= Polypodiaceae tribe Thelypterideae C. Chr.

046.0010 Macrothelypteris (H. Ito) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 308 (1963) Statistics: 9-11 spp. trop/subtropical Asia, Malesia, Queensland, Pacific, Africa [11 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Thelypteris Sect. Macrothelypteris H. Ito; Nakai & Honda, Nov. Fl. Jap. 4: 141 (1938) = Thelypteris subgen. Macrothelypteris (H. Ito) A.R. Smith; Phytologia 34: 233 (1976) = Thelypteris group 10 Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. Bot. 6 (1936) 248 = Thelypteris subgen. Thelypteris sect. Metathelypteris K. Iwats.; Mem. Coll. Sci. Univ. Kyoto B, 31 (1965) 145, p. p. Macrothelypteris banaensis (Tardieu & C. Chr.) comb. ined. Macrothelypteris contingens Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 310 (1963) Macrothelypteris multiseta (Bak.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 8 (1963) 309 Macrothelypteris ogasawarensis (Nakai) Holtt.; Blumea 17: 27 (1969) Macrothelypteris oligophlebia (Baker) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 308, 309 (1963) var. elegans (Koidz.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 309 (1963) var. changshaensis (Ching) Shing; Fl. Reipubl. Pop. Sin. 4(1): 78 (1999) Macrothelypteris ornata (Wallich ex Beddome) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 309 (1963) Macrothelypteris polypodioides (Hook.) Holtt.; Blumea 17 (1969) 29 Macrothelypteris rammelooi Pichi-Serm.; Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 53(1-2): 270 (1983) Macrothelypteris setigera (Bl.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 8 (1963) 309 Macrothelypteris torresiana (Gaud.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 8 (1963) 310 Trivial names: Mariana Maiden Fern Macrothelypteris viridifrons (Tag.) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 310 (1963) Macrothelypteris x subviridifrons (Seriz.) Nakaike; New Fl. Japan, Pterid.: 842 (1992) = Thelypteris x subviridifrons Seriz.; J. Phytogeogr. Taxon. 29(1): 24 (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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