Family Tectariaceae, genus Megalastrum;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Megalastrum, 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.
050.000 Order Polypodiales
		Statistics: 9 families, 82 genera, 1996-2140 spp. 
		(2293 species and 31 hybrids listed]
		= Order Davalliales
051.0000 Family Tectariaceae Panigrahi; J. Orissa Bot. Soc. 8(1): 41 (1986)
		Statistics: 17 genera, 527-538 spp. 
		[559 species and 4 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		Remarks: Family used to be included in Dryopteridaceae, 
		but PCR results did show sufficient distinctness for change.
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Tectarioideae Holtt. (1947)
		= Tectaria-group sensu Holtt.; Fl. Malesiana 2(2)
		= Tectariaceae Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 77(3): 102 (1987 publ. 1988) [isonym

051.0007 Megalastrum Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 Publ. 1987) Statistics: 41 spp. mainly tropical America (35), some spp. tropical Africa, Madagascar, Mascarenes [41 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Ctenitis sect. Subincisae (C. Chr.) Tindale = Dryopteris sect. Subincisae C. Chr. Megalastrum abundans (Rosenst.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1988) Megalastrum acrosorum (Hieron.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum adenopteris (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1988) Megalastrum andicola (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1988) f. lehmannianum (Hieron.) Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 27: 19 (1991) Megalastrum aripense (C. Chr. & Maxon) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1988) Megalastrum atrogriseum (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum biseriale (Baker) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum canacae (Holtt.) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum canescens (Kunze ex Mett.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum connexum (Kaulf.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) var. lateadnatum (Christ) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1988) Megalastrum crenulans (Fée) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum eugenii (Brade) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum exaggeratum (Baker) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum grande (C.Presl) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 127 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum haitiense (Brause) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum hirsutosetosum (Hieron.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum honestum (Kunze) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum inaequale (Kaulf. ex Link) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum inaequalifolium (Colla) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) var. glabrior (C. Chr. & Skottsb.) R.Rodr.; Gayana, Bot. 46(3-4): 206 (1989 publ. 1990) Megalastrum kallooi (Jermy & T.G.Walker) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4).128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum lanatum (Fée) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum lanuginosum (Kaulf.) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum lasiernos (Spreng.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum lunense (H. Christ) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77: 128 (1987) Megalastrum macrotheca (Fée) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum magnum (Baker) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum microsorum (Kuntze) Stolze; Fieldiana, Bot. 27: 14 (1991) Megalastrum palmense (Rosenst.) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77. 128 (1987) Megalastrum platylobum (Baker) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 128 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum pleiosoros (Hook. f.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum pulverulentum (Poir.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) var. heydei (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum skutchii (Lellinger) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77: 129 (1987) Megalastrum spectabile (Kaulf.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) var. phillippianum (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum squamosissimum (Sodiro) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) var. bogotense (Hieron.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum subincisum (Willd.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum umbrinum (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum vastum (Kunze) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum villosulum (C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum villosum (L.) Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 39(2): 161 (1986 publ. 1987) Megalastrum wacketii (Rosenst. ex C. Chr.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988) Megalastrum yungense (Christ & Rosenst.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Amer. Fern J. 77(4): 129 (1987 publ. 1988)
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