Family Schizaeaceae, genus Schizaea;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Schizaea, 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, helechos, farnkraut.
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
015.000 Order Schizaeales
		Statistics: 1 family, 5 genera, 184-190 spp. [195 species and 9 hybrids listed]
015.0000 Family Schizaeaceae Kaulfuss; Das Wesen d. Farrnkr. 119 (1827)
		Trivial names: Curly-grass family
		Statistics: 5 genera, 184-190 spp. 
		[195 species and 9 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Lygodiaceae C. Presl (1845)
		= Anemiaceae Link (1833)
		= Mohriaceae (C. Presl) Reed (1948)

015.0001 Schizaea J.E. Smith; Mém. Acad. Turin 5: 419 (1793) [nom. cons. Trivial names: Curly Grass Ferns Statistics: 20-21 spp. tropical America, E-USA, Chile/Falkland Isl., tropical Old World, Pacific (several New Caledonia), Australia, New Zealand [21 species and 1 hybrid listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Lophidium Rich.; Act. Soc. Hist. Nat. Paris 11 (1792) = Microschizaea Reed; Bol. Soc. Brot. II, 21: 133 (1947) = Ripidium Bernh.; Schrader, J. Bot. 1800 p. 2 (Nov.-Dec.) (1801) 127 Schizaea amazonica (Christ) Takeuchi; Bol. Mus. Paraen. E. Goeldi ser. 2. Bot. 5: 13 (1960) Schizaea bifida Willd.; Schrift. Akad. Erf. 30 (1802) Trivial names: Forked Comb fern Schizaea boninensis (Nakai) H. Ohba; Sci. Rep. Tohoku Univ. 4, 36: 85. 1971 Schizaea dichotoma (L.) Sm.; Mem. Ac. Turin 5 4 (1793) Trivial names: Fan fern var. sellingii Fosb. Schizaea elegans (Vahl) Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2): 103 (1801) Schizaea fistulosa Labill.; Nov. Holl. Pl. Spec. 2 (1806) 103 Trivial names: Comb fern, Narrow Comb fern, Southern Comb fern Schizaea fluminensis Miers ex Sturm; Fl. bras. 1(2): 184 (1859) Schizaea incurvata Schkuhr; Kr. Gew. 1: 138 (1809) Schizaea kikuzatonis M.Ogata; Journ. Jap. Bot. 11: 36. f.6 (1935) Schizaea malaccana Bak.; Syn. Fil (1868) 428 var. robustior C. Chr.; Gard. Bull. S.Schizaea 7 (1934) 210 Schizaea montis-petrae Brade; Bradea 1: 289 (1972) Schizaea pacificans Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 116, t. 56, f. 1 (1834) Schizaea pectinata (L.) Sw.; Schrad. Journ. 1800(2): 102 (1801) Schizaea poeppigiana Sturm; Fl. bras. 1(2): 181 (1859) Schizaea pseudodichotoma Bierh.; Amer. J. Bot. 58: 634 (1971) Schizaea pusilla Pursh; Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 657 (1814) Trivial names: Curly Grass Fern Schizaea rhacoindusiata Bierh.; Amer. J. Bot. 58: 638 (1971) Schizaea rupestris R. Br.; Prodr. 162 (1810) Schizaea sprucei Hook. ex Bak.; Hook., Ic. pl. t. 1016 (1867) Schizaea stricta Lellinger; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 18: 8, f. 1 (1969) Schizaea tenella Kaulf.; Enum. 50, t. 1., f. 7 (1824) Schizaea x diversispora Bierh.; Amer. J. Bot. 58: 638 (1971) Remarks: Schizaea dichotoma x pseudodichotoma
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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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