Family Grammitidaceae, genus Melpomene;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Melpomene, 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
055.0000 Family Grammitidaceae (Presl) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 264 (1940)
		Statistics: 18 genera, 561-591 spp. 
		[632 species and 2 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Polypodiaceae Tribus Grammitideae Presl; Tent. Pterid. 205 (1836) 

055.0006 Melpomene A. R. Sm. & R. C. Moran; Novon 2: 426-432 (1992) Statistics: 21 spp. Neotropics, Africa, Madagascar, Réunion [21 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Polypodium sect. Cryptosorus (Fée) Fourn.; Ann. Sci. Nat. V, 18: 282 (1873) = Cryptosorus Fée; Congr. Sci. France X. sess. 1. 178 (1843) = Grammitis sect. Cryptosorus (Fée) R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon; Rhodora 84(837): 128 (1982) Melpomene allosuroides (Rosenst.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 429 (1992) Melpomene anfractuosa (Kunze ex Klotzsch) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 429 (1992) Melpomene assurgens (Maxon) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 429 (1992) Melpomene brevipes (C.V.Morton) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 429 (1992) Melpomene deltata (Mickel & Beitel) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 429 (1992) Melpomene erecta (C.V.Morton) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 429 (1992) Melpomene firma (J. Sm.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene flabelliformis (Poir.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene gracilis (Hook.) A. R. Sm.; Novon 5(1): 21 (1995) Melpomene leptostoma (Fée) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene melanosticta (Kunze) A. R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 430 (1992) Melpomene moniliformis (Lag. ex Sw.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene pennellii (Copel.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene peruviana (Desv.). A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 430 (1992) Melpomene pilosissima (M. Martens & Galeotti) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 431 (1992) Melpomene pseudonutans (Christ & Rosenst.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 431 (1992) Melpomene rosarum (Copel.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 431 (1992) Melpomene sodiroi (Christ & Rosenst.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 431 (1992) Melpomene vernicosa (Copel.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 431 (1992) Melpomene wolfii (Hieron.) A. R. Sm. & R.C.Moran; Novon 2(4): 431 (1992) Melpomene xiphopteroides (Liebm.) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 431 (1992)
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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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