Family Blechnaceae, genus Stenochlaena;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Stenochlaena, 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.
041.000 Order Athyriales
		Statistics: 6 families, 54 genera, 1782-2215 spp. [2362 species and 88 hybrids listed]
043.0000 Family Blechnaceae (C. Presl) Copeland; Gen. Fil. 155 (1947)
		Statistics: 8 genera, 197-228 spp. [241 species and 5 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Stenochlaenaceae Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 18 (1978)
043.2000 Subfamily Stenochlaenoideae
		= Stenochlaenaceae Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16(4): 18 (1978)

043.2001 Stenochlaena J. Sm.; Hooker's J. Bot. 3: 401 (1841) Statistics: 6 spp. Africa/Madagascar (2), India to NE-Australia (4), east to Tonga and Samoa [8 species listed]. Borders between Stenochlaena and Lomariopsis completely unclear. Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Caenopteris Cafraria Presl; Epim. Bot. 166 (1849-51) = Leptophyllum Blume; Fl. Javae, Fil. Suppl. t. 95. 96 = Lomariobotrys Fée; Gen. Fil. 45 (1850-52) Stenochlaena angusta Underw.; Bull. Torr. Cl. 33. 694 f. 6 (1907) Stenochlaena areolaris (Harr.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 406 (1908) Stenochlaena cumingii Holtt.; Amer. Fern J. 61: 122 (1971) Stenochlaena hainanensis Ching & P. S. Chiu in Ching & Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9: 364 (1964) Stenochlaena laurifolia Presl; Epim. 164 (1849-51) Stenochlaena marginata (Schrad.) C. Chr.; Ind. 624 (1906) Stenochlaena mildbraedii Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 68. 384 (1915) Stenochlaena palustris (Burm.) Bedd.; Ferns br. Ind. Suppl. 26: (1876) Trivial names: Climbing Swamp fern
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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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