Family Plagiogyriaceae, genus Plagiogyria;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Plagiogyria, 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, helechos, fougeres, farnkraut.
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
019.000 Order Cyatheales
		Statistics: 6 families, 15 genera, 627-687 spp. [703 species and 8 hybrids listed]
022.0000 Family Plagiogyriaceae Bower; Ann. Bot. (London) 40: 484 (1926)
		Statistics: 1 genus, 11-12 spp. [12 species and 3 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

022.0001 Plagiogyria (G. Kunze) Mett.; Abh. Senckenb. Naturf. Ges. 2: 265 (1858) Statistics: 11-12 spp. New World (1-2), mostly Japan, China, Malesia, India [12 species and 3 hybrids listed]. Checklist mostly following revision of Zhang & Nooteboom 1998, who shrink the genus to only 11 spp. (up to more than 50 spp. were recognised by Ching et al.) Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Lomaria sect. Plagiogyria Kunze; Farrnkr. 2: 61, 63 (1850) = Polygramma Presl; Epim. Bot. 156 (1849-51) Plagiogyria adnata (BI.) Bedd.; Ferns br. Ind. t. 51 (1865) Plagiogyria assurgens Christ; Bull. Soc. bot. lt. (1901) 293 Plagiogyria egenolfioides (Bak.) Copel.; Journ. Straits Br. R. As. Soc. no. 63. 72 (1912) var. decrescens (C. Chr.) X.C. Zhang & Noot.; Blumea 42: 483 (1997) var. latipinna (Copel.) X. C. Zhang & Nooteboom; Blumea 42: 484 (1997) var. sumatrana (Rosenst.) X. C. Zhang & Nooteboom; Blumea 42: 484 (1997) Plagiogyria euphlebia (Kunze) Mett.; Abhandl. d. Senckenb. Natur. Ges. 2: 274 (1858) Plagiogyria falcata Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 133 t. 1 f. B (1907) Plagiogyria glauca (BI.) Mett.; Plagiog. 9. n. 3 (1858) Plagiogyria japonica Nakai; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 42. 206 (1928) Plagiogyria matsumureana (Makino) Makino; Botanical Magazine 8(84): 90 (1894) Plagiogyria pectinata (Liebm.) Lellinger; American Fern Journal 61: 115 (1971) Plagiogyria pycnophylla (Kunze) Mett.; Über Farngatt. 2-4: 8 (1858) Plagiogyria semicordata (Presl) Christ; Farnkr. 176 (1897) Remarks: united with P. pectinata by Zhang & Nooteboom 1998 Plagiogyria stenoptera (Hance) Diels; Nat. Pfl. 1(4). 282 (1899) Plagiogyria x neointermedia Nakaike; Bull. Nation. Sci. Mus. (Tokyo) 14: 262 (1971) Remarks: Plagiogyria euphlebia x adnata (rankanensis) Plagiogyria x sessilifolia Nakaike; Bull. Nation. Sci. Mus. (Tokyo) 14: 262 (1971) Remarks: Plagiogyria euphlebia x japonica Plagiogyria x wakabae Kurata ex Nakaike; Bull. Nation. Sci. Mus. (Tokyo) 14: 262 (1971) Remarks: Plagiogyria japonica x adnata (rankanensis)
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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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