Family Thelypteridaceae, genus Steiropteris;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Steiropteris, 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.
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.

046.0030 Steiropteris (C. Chr.) Pichi Sermolli; Webbia 28: 449 (1973) Statistics: 24 spp. neotropical [24 species listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Glaphyropteris Fée; Crypt. Vasc. Bresil 2: 40 (1873) = Dryopteris subgen. Glaphyropteris (Fée) C. Chr.; Biol. Arb. til Eug. Warming 80 (1911) = Thelypteris subgen. Glaphyropteris (Fée) Alston; Jour. Wash. Acad. Sci. 48: 234 (1958) = Thelypteris sect. Glaphyropteris (Fée) Morton; Amer. Fern Jour. 51: 31 (1961) = Thelypteris subgen. Steiropteris (C. Chr.) Iwats.; Mem. Coll. Sci. Kyoto, Ser. B, 31: 31 (1964) = Glaphyropteris (Fée) Presl ex Fée; Crypt. Vasc. Brasil 2: 40 (1873) = Glaphyropteris (Fée) Presl; Abhandl. böhm. Ges. Wiss. V. 6. 344 (1848) [nomen = Phegopteris subgen. Glaphyropteris Fée; Hist. Foug. Lycop. Antill. 58 (1866) Steiropteris clypeolutata (Desv.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) var. holmei (Baker) A. R. Sm.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 76: 11 (1980) Steiropteris comosa (Morton) comb. ined. Steiropteris crassiuscula (Maxon) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris decussata (L.) comb. ined. var. costaricensis (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. var. mapiriensis (Rosenst.) A. R. Sm.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 76: 16 (1980) Steiropteris deltoidea (Sw.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris densisora (C. Chr.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris fendleri (D. Eaton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris gardneriana (Baker) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris glandulosa (Desv.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) var. brachyodus (Kunze) comb. ined. var. longipilosa (A.R. Sm.) comb. ined. var. dejecta (Jenman) comb. ined. Steiropteris hatschbachii (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Steiropteris hottensis (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Steiropteris insignis (Mett.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris leprieurii (Hook.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) var. incana (Christ) comb. ined. var. costalis (Baker) comb. ined. var. glandifera (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Steiropteris lonchodes (D. Eaton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris mexiae (Copel.) comb. ined. Steiropteris peliliuensis (Hosok.) comb. ined. Steiropteris pennellii (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Steiropteris polyphlebia (C. Chr.) comb. ined. Steiropteris praetervisa (Kuhn) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris seemannii (J. Sm.) comb. ined. Steiropteris setulosa (A. R. Sm.) comb. ined. Steiropteris tatei (Maxon & C. Morton) comb. ined. Steiropteris valdepilosa (Baker) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973) Steiropteris wrightii (Mett. ex D. Eaton) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 28: 451 (1973)
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