Family Thelypteridaceae, genus Meniscium;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Meniscium, 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.

046.0027 Meniscium Schreber; Gen. Pl. (Linn.) ed. 8 (Schreber) 2: 757 (1791) Statistics: 25-26 spp. tropical New World [26 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Thelypteris subgen. Meniscium (Schreb.) C.F. Reed; Phytologia 17: 254 (1968) = Phegopteris subgen. Meniscium (Schreb.) Christ; Farnkr. Erde 269 (1897) Meniscium affine C. Presl ex Ettingsh.; 1864 [non Dryopteris affinis Newm. Meniscium andreanum Sodiro; Recens. Crypt. Vasc. Quit. 71 (1883) Meniscium angustifolium Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 133 (1810) Meniscium arborescens Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5: 133 (1810) Meniscium arcanum (Maxon & C. Morton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium chrysodioides Fée; 1852 var. goyazensis (Maxon & Morton) comb. ined. Meniscium cocleanum (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Meniscium consobrinum (Maxon & C. Morton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium ensiforme (C. Chr.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium falcatum Liebm.; Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr., Naturvidensk. Math. Afd. ser. 5, 1: 183 (1849) Meniscium giganteum Mett.; Fil. Lechl. 1. 19 (1856) Meniscium handroi (Brade) Brade; Bradea 1: 229 (1972) Meniscium holodictyum (Kramer) comb. ined. Meniscium lanceum (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Meniscium lingulatum (C. Chr.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium longifolium Fée; Cr. vasc. Br. 1. 84 t. 26 f. 2 (1869) Meniscium macrophyllum Kze.; Flora 1839(1), Beibl. 44 (1839) Meniscium maxonianum (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Meniscium membranaceum (Mett.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium minusculum (Maxon) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium nesioticum (Maxon & C. Morton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 180 (1968) Meniscium reticulatum (L.) Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1801(2) 274 (1803) Trivial names: Lattice-vein Fern Meniscium salzmannii Fée; Gen. 223 (1850-52) Meniscium serratum Cav.; Descr. Pl. 548 (1802) Trivial names: Toothed Lattice-vein Fern Meniscium standleyi (Maxon & C. Morton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 181 (1968) Meniscium turrialbae (Rosenstock) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 23: 181 (1968)
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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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