Family Osmundaceae, genus Osmunda;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Osmunda, 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, varens, fougeres, farnkraut, helechos
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
     Family Osmundaceae

008.0003 Osmunda L.; Sp. Pl.: 1063 (1753) Statistics: 15 spp. northern hemisphere and subtropics, few neotropical [15 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 Trivial names: Rispenfarn = Aphyllocalpa Lagasca, Garcia & Clemente; Anal. Cien. 5: 164 (1802) = Osmundastrum Presl; Abh. böhm. Ges. Wiss. V. 6. 326 (1848) = Plenasium Presl; Tent. Pterid 109 (1836) = Struthiopteris Bernh.; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2): 126 (1801) Osmunda angustifolia Ching ex Ching & Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 160. t. 18 (10) (1959) Osmunda banksiifolia (Presl) Kuhn; Ann. Lugd. Bat. 4. 299 (1869) var. bromeliifolia (C. Presl) Kuhn; Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugd.-Bat. 4(10): 299 (1869) Osmunda cinnamomea L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1106 (1753) ssp. cinnamomea L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1106 (1753) Trivial names: Cinnamon Fern f. frondosa (Torr. & A. Gray) Britton; Catalogue of the plants found in New Jersey 312 (1890) var. glandulosa Waters; Fern Bulletin 10: 21 (1902) var. imbricata (Kunze) Milde; Monogr. Osmund. 95 (1868) ssp. asiatica (Fern.) Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 185 (1997) Osmunda claytoniana L.; Sp. Pl. 2: (106 (1753) Trivial names: Interrupted Fern ssp. claytoniana L.; Sp. Pl. 2: (106 (1753) ssp. vestita (Wall.) A.Löve & D.Löve; Taxon 26(2-3): 324 (1977) Osmunda collina Sledge; Kew Bull. 36(1): 9 (1981) [nom. nov. Osmunda gracilis Link; Hort. Berol. 2. 145 (1833) Osmunda herbacea Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 40. 291 (1929) Osmunda huegeliana Presl; Suppl. 64 (1845) Osmunda japonica Thunb.; Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 2: 209 (1780) f. divisa (Makino) Tagawa; Col. Ill. Jap. Pterid. 34, 237 (1959) var. sublancea (H. Christ) Nakai; Botanical Magazine 41(492): 681 (1927) Osmunda javanica Bl.; Enum. 252 (1828) Osmunda lancea Thunb.; Fl. Jap 330 (1784) Osmunda mildei C. Chr.; Ind. 474 (1906) Osmunda piresii Brade; Sellowia 17: 51, f. 1 (1965) Osmunda regalis L.; Sp. 2. 1065 (1753) ssp. regalis L.; Sp. 2. 1065 (1753) Trivial names: Königsfarn, Royal Fern var. panigrahiana R.D.Dixit; Indian J. Forest. 13(1): 71 (1990) ssp. spectabilis (Willd.) A.Löve & D.Löve; Taxon 26(2-3): 324 (1977) var. brasiliensis (Hook. & Grev.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 31(1): 247 (1977) Osmunda vachellii Hook.; Ic. pl. t. 15 (1837) Osmunda x ruggii R. M. Tryon; Amer. Fern J. 30: 65 (1940) Remarks: Subgen. Osmunda, Osmunda claytoniana x regalis var. spectabilis
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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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