Family Marattiaceae, genus Marattia;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Marattia, 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.	
	
005.000 Order Marattiales
		Statistics: 1 family, 4 genera, 152-181 species [237 species listed	
	
005.0000 Family Marattiaceae Bercht. & J. S. Presl; Prirozen Rostl. 1: 272 (1820)	
		Statistics: 4 genera, 152-181 species [237 species listed	
		= Angiopteridaceae Bommer; Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belg. 5: 359 (1866)
		= Danaeaceae Agardh; Aphor. Bot. 117 (1822)

005.0001 Marattia Sw.; Prodr. 8: 1 (1788) Statistics: 50-55 spp. S-Mexico to S-Brazil, Greater Antilles, Old World Tropics [57 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Celanthera Thouin; Mem. Act. sci. Paris (1786) = Discostegia Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 11 (1845) = Eupodium J. Smith; Hook., Gen. Fil. t. 118 (1842) = Gymnotheca Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 11 (1845) = Mesocarpus Rosenstock; Fedde Repert. 6. 376 (1908) = Mesosorus Rosenstock; Fedde Repert. 5. 44 (1908) [non Hassk. = Myriotheca Commerson; Jussieu, Gen. pl. 15 (1789) = Stibasia Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 15 (1845) Marattia alata Sw.; Prod. 128 (1788) Marattia andaiensis Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II. no. 23. 16 (1916) Marattia attenuata Lab.; Sert. Austr. Cal. 9 t. 13, 14 (1824) Marattia boivini Mett. ex Ettingsh.; Farnkr. 246 t. 178 f. 15-16 (1865) Marattia boninensis Nakai; Journ. Jap. Bot. 13: 3. f.1, 2 (1937) Marattia brassii Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 76: 23 (1941) Marattia brooksii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 7. 59 (1912) Marattia caudata Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci, Bot. 9. 227 (1914) Marattia caudiformis Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II. no. 28. 33 (1918) Marattia cincta Copel.; Bishop Mus. Bull. 93. 6 t. 1C (1932) Marattia coronata Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 76: 23 (1941) Marattia costulisora Alston; Journ. of Bot. 78: 228 (1940) (Oct.), Nova Guinea ser. 2. 4: 111. t.9(I2) (1940) (Dec.) Marattia dolichocarpa Alderw.; Bull. Buit. no. 28. 33 (1918) Marattia douglasii (Presl) Bak.; Syn. 441 (1868) Marattia excavata Underwood; N. Amer. Fl. 16(1): 22 (1909) Marattia fraxinea Smith; Pl. Ic. in ed. 2. t. 48 (1790) ex J. F. Gmel. Marattia grandifolia Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 6. 66 (1911) Marattia grantii Copel.; Bishop Mus. Bull. 93. 6 t. 1D (1932) Marattia howeana (W.R.B.Oliv.) R.S.Green; Kew Bull. 43(4): 655 (1988) Marattia interposita Christ; Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 6(4): 285 (1906) Marattia kingii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 6. 66 (1911) Marattia koordersii Alderw.; Mal. Ferns Suppl. 529 (1917) Marattia laevis Sm.; Pl. Icon. Ined. 2: t (1790) Marattia laxa Kze.; Linn. 18. 306 (1844) Marattia megaptera Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 76: 24 (1941) Marattia melanesica Kuhn; Forschr. Gazelle 4 Farne 15 t. 3 (1889) Marattia microcarpa Mett. ex Ettingsh.; Farnkr. 246 t. 177 f. 7, 8 (1865) Marattia microphylla (Fée) Fourn.; Mex. pl. 1. 136 (1872) Marattia novoguineensis Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 10. 342 (1912) Marattia obesa Christ; Nova Guinea 8. 163 (1909) Marattia odontosora Christ; Journ. de Bot. 22. 19 (1909) Marattia oreades Domin; Bibl. Bot. 86. 219 f. 52, t. 5 f. 6, 7 (1913) Marattia paleolata Alderw.; Bull. Holl. II no. 23. 16 (1916) Marattia papuana Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II. no. 23. 17 (1916) Marattia pellucida C. Presl; Suppl. Tent. Pterid. 10 (1845) Marattia platybasis Copel.; Journ. Arnold Arb. 10. 174 (1929) Marattia podolepis (de Vriese) Sturm; Fl. bras. 12. 151 (1869) Marattia polyodon (Presl) Sturm; Fl. bras. 12. 150 (1859) Marattia purpurascens de Vriese; Mon. 7 t. 3 f. 19e t. 4 f. 19 (1853) Marattia raddii Desv.; Prod. 207 (1827) Marattia rigida Alderw.; Nova Guinea 14. 32 (1924) Marattia robusta Alston in Exell; Suppl. Cat. Vasc. Pl. Sao Tomé 8 (1956) Marattia rolandi-principis Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 10. 162 (1911) Marattia rugulosa Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II no. 23. 17 (1916) Marattia salicina Sm.; Rees, Cycl. 22 (1812) Trivial names: King fern, Para (Maori), Potato fern var. howeana W. R. B. Oliver Marattia sambucina Bl.; Epim. 256 (1828) Marattia silvatica Bl.; Enum. 256 (1828) Marattia smithii Mett. ex Kuhn; Verh. zool. bot. Ges. 19. 584 (1869) Marattia squamosa Christ; Nova Guinea 8. 163 (1909) Marattia stokesii E. Brown; Bishop Mus. Bull. 89. 103 f. 8 (1931) Marattia tafaensis C. Chr.; Brittonia 2: 267. f.1(a-b) (1937) Marattia ternata de Vriese; Monogr. Maratt. 4, t. III, f. 16 (1854) Marattia teysmanniana Alderw.; Bull. Buit. II. no. 23. 18 (1916) Marattia verschaffeltiana (de Vriese) Sturm; Fl. bras. 12. 153 t. 10 (1859) Marattia vestita Christ; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 185 (1907) Marattia weinmanniifolia Liebm.; Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr. Naturvidensk. Math. Afd., ser. 5, 1: 308 (1849) Marattia werneri Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 5. 44 (1908)
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