Family Cheilanthaceae, genus Notholaena;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Notholaena, 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.
027.000 Order Pteridales
		Statistics: 10 families, 53 genera, 1065-1300 spp. [1358 species and 42 hybrids listed]
035.0000 Family Notholaenaceae
		Statistics: 9 genera, 113-126 spp. [133 species and 8 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Hemionitidaceae Pichi Sermolli; Webbia 21: 487 (1966)
035.1000 Subfamily Notholaenoideae
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

036.1002 Notholaena R. Br.; Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 145 (1810) Statistics: 20-25 spp. Atlantic Islands, Europe, Asia, Australia [28 species listed]. There are typification problems and confusion with Chrysochosma (for example in Fl. Australia 1998); and the validity of the genus and the borders to Cheilanthes s.str. are completely unclear. Pichi-Sermolli and Fraser-Jenkins (1997) treat Notholaena as a valid Old World genus. Revision date: 20.07.2001 Trivial names: Cloak Ferns = Cheilanthes sect. Notholaena (R. Br.) W.C.Shieh; J. Sci. Engin. (Nation. Chung-Hsing Univ.) 10: 213 (1973) = Cosentinia Todaro; Giorn. Sci. nat. Palermo 1. 219 (seors. 14) (1866) = Paragymnopteris K. H. Shing; Indian Fern J. 10(1-2): 227 (1993 publ. 1994) = Paraceterach (F.v. Mueller) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 75 (1947) = Grammitis sect. Paraceterach F. Mueller; Fragmenta 6. 138 (1866) Notholaena borealisinensis Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 183 (1997) [nom. nov. Notholaena brownii Desv.; Prod. 220 (1827) Trivial names: Silver Cloak fern Notholaena caudata (R. Br.) comb. ined. Notholaena chinensis Bak.; Gard. Chr. n. s. 14. 494 (1880) Notholaena delavayi (Bak.) C. Chr.; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 26. 307 (1931) Notholaena distans R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 146 (1810) Trivial names: Woolly Cloak fern, Bristly Cloak fern Notholaena eckloniana Kze.; Linn. 10. 501 (1836) Notholaena fragilis Hook.; Sp. 6. 114 t. 287 A (1864) Notholaena himalaica Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 183 (1997) [comb. nov. Trivial names: Mouse-ear fern Notholaena inaequalis Kze.; Farnkr. 1. 146 t. 64 t 1 (1844) var. buchananii (Bak.) comb. ined. Notholaena lanceolata Bonap.; N. Pt. 5. 65 (1917), C. Chr., Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 120 t. 17 f. 1-3 (1932) var. madagascarica (Bonap.) Tard. Notholaena lanuginosa (Desf.) Poiret; Lam., Encycl. Suppl. 4: 110 (1816) ssp. lanuginosa (Desf.) Poiret; Lam., Encycl. Suppl. 4: 110 (1816) ssp. bivalens Reichst.; Willdenowia 13(2): 364 (1983 publ. 1984) Notholaena lasiopteris F. Muell.; Journ. Bot. 6. 106 (1853) [nom. nud.? Trivial names: Woolly Cloak fern Notholaena leachii Schelpe; J. S. Afr. Bot. 30: 185, f. la (1964) Notholaena marantae (L.) Desv.; J. Bot. Agric. 1: 92 (1813) Trivial names: Schuppenfarn ssp. marantae (L.) Desv.; J. Bot. Agric. 1: 92 (1813) f. dryopteroides G.Kunkel; Vieraea 8(2): 339 (1978 publ. 1980) ssp. cupripaleacea (Benl) S. Rivas Mart. & al.; Itinera Geobot. 7: 360 (1993) Notholaena marlothii Hieron.; Engl. Jahrb. 46. 384 (1911) Notholaena muelleri (Hook.) Copel.; Gen. Fil. 75 (1947) Notholaena nitida (R. Br.) comb. ined. Notholaena nudiuscula (R. Br.) Desv.; Prod. 221 (1827) Notholaena perlanata Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 27: 417 (1972) publ. (1973) Notholaena persica Bory; Bélanger, Voy. Indes Orient. Bot.: 23 (1833) [basion. Notholaena prenticei (Luerss.) Bak.; Ann. Bot. 5. 481 (1891) Notholaena pumilio R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. Holl. 146 (1810) Notholaena rawsonii Pappe; Pappe & Raws., Syn. Fil. Afr. austr. 42 (1858) Notholaena reynoldsii F. Muell.; Fragm. 8. 175 (1874) Notholaena sargentii (Christ) Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 184 (1997) Notholaena subcordata Desv.; Journ. de Bot. appl. 1. 92 (1813) Notholaena velutina Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 6: 167. t.1(5-7) (1938)
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