Family Tectariaceae, genus Tectaria;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Tectaria, 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.

    Species A to I.
    Species J to Z including hybrids Here.

005.00 Class Filicopsida
		Trivial names: Ferns, varens, helechos, farnkraut.
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
050.000 Order Polypodiales
		Statistics: 9 families, 82 genera, 1996-2140 spp. 
		(2293 species and 31 hybrids listed]
		= Order Davalliales
051.0000 Family Tectariaceae Panigrahi; J. Orissa Bot. Soc. 8(1): 41 (1986)
		Statistics: 17 genera, 527-538 spp. 
		[559 species and 4 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		Remarks: Family used to be included in Dryopteridaceae, 
		but PCR results did show the distinctness.
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Tectarioideae Holtt. (1947)
		= Tectaria-group sensu Holtt.; Fl. Malesiana 2(2)
		= Tectariaceae Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 77(3): 102 (1987 publ. 1988) [isonym

051.0011 Tectaria Cav.; Anal. Hist. Nat. 1: 115 (1799) Statistics: ca. 200 spp. pantropical and south-temperate, America (35-40) [216 species and 2 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Amphiblestra C. Presl; Tent. Pterid. 150 (1836) = Aspidium Sw.; Jour. Bot. (Schrad.) 1800(2): 4, 29 (1802) [nom. superfl. = Bathmium (Presl) Link; Fil. spec. 99, 114 (1841) [nom. superfl. = Camptodium Fée; Mem. Fam. Foug. 5 (Gen. Fil.) 289 (1852) = Cardiochlaena Fée; Gen. Fil. 314 (1850-52) = Cionidium Moore; Gard. Comp. 143 (1852) = Depariopsis Baker; Ann. Bot. 5. 462 (1891) = Dryomenis Fée; Mem. Fam. Foug. 5 (Gen. Fil.) 225 (1852) = Fadyenia Hooker; Gen. Fil. t. 53 (1840) = Grammatosorus Regel; Gartenfl. 15: 355 (1866), Ind. Sem. ht. Petr. 75 (1866) = Hemigramma Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 6. 1006 (1906) = Lenda Koidzumi; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 5: 142 (1936) = Lobochlaena Fée; Gen. Fil. 315 (1850-52) = Luerssenia Kuhn ex Luerss.; Bot. Centralbl. 11. 77 (1882) = Melanopteris J. Smith ms.; ex Hook., Bak., Syn. 258 (1867) = Microbrochis Presl; Epim. Bot. 51 (1849-51) = Palma-Filix Adanson (1763) = Patanema J. Smith; Moore, Index XCVIII (1857) = Phlebiogonium Fée; Gen. Fil. 314 (1850-52) = Podopeltis Fée; Gen. Fil. 286 (1850-52) = Polydictyum Presl; Epim. Bot. 52 (1849-51) = Pseudotectaria Tardieu-Blot; Not. Syst. 15: 87 (1955) = Quercifilix Copeland; Gartenfl. 15: 335 (1928) = Sagenia Presl; Tent. Pter. 86 (1836) = Stenosemia C. Presl (1836) = Trichiocarpa (Hook.) J. Sm.; Cat. Kew Ferns 7 (1856) [nom. superfl. Tectaria acerifolia R.C. Moran; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77: 591 (1990) Tectaria adenophora Copel.; Leaflets Phil. Bot. 4. 1161 (1911) Tectaria aequatoriensis (Hier.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 176 (1934) Tectaria amblyotis (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. IIII. 176 (1934) Tectaria amphiblestra (R. M. Tryon & A.F.Tryon) comb. ined. Tectaria andersonii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 547 (1991) Tectaria angelicifolia (Schum.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 410 (1907) Tectaria angulata (Willd.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 370 (1917) Tectaria antioquiana (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 177 (1934) (antioquoiana) Tectaria athyrioides (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 177 (1934) Tectaria athyriosora M. Price; Kalikasan 3: 113 (1974) Tectaria aurita (Sw.) S. Chandra; Kalikasan 12: 157 (1983) Tectaria balansae C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 177 (1934) Tectaria barberi (Hook.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2 C. 414 (1907) Tectaria barteri (J. Sw.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 177 (1934) Tectaria beccariana (Cesati) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 177 (1934) Tectaria blumeana (Regel) C. Morton; Amer. Fern J. 61: 148 (1971) Tectaria brachiata (Zoll. & Moritz) C. Morton; Contrib. U.S. Nation. Herb. 38: 217 (1973) Tectaria brauniana (H. Karst.) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 177 (1934) Tectaria brevilobata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 548 (1991) Tectaria brooksii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 6C. 137 t. 20b (1911) Tectaria buchtienii (Rosenst.) Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 46. 143 (1933) Tectaria calcarea (J. Sm.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 415 (1907) Tectaria camerooniana (Hook.) Alston; Journ. of Bot. 77: 288 (1939) Tectaria chattagramica (Clarke) Ching; Sinensia 2 (2) 3 5 (1931) Tectaria cherasica Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 34(1): 141 (1981) Tectaria chimborazensis C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 178 (1934) Tectaria christii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 416 (1907) Tectaria christovalensis (C. Chr.) Alston; Journ. of Bot. 77: 290 (1939) Tectaria cicutaria (L.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 410 (1907) Tectaria coadunata (Wall. ex Hook. et Grev.) C. Chr.; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 26: 3 31 (1931) var. hirsuta Holtt.; Kew Bull. 43(3): 488 (1988) var. minor Holtt.; Blumea 35: 518 (1991) Tectaria confluens (F.Muell. ex Bak.) Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 45(2): 368 (1991) Tectaria consimilis Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 19: 126 (1981) Tectaria cordulata (Rosenst.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 178 (1934) Tectaria coriandrifolia (Sw.) Underw.; Bull. Torr. Cl. 33. 200 (1906) Trivial names: Hairy Halberd Fern Tectaria craspedocarpa Copel.; Journ. Arnold Arb. 10. 178 (1929) Tectaria crenata Cav.; Descr. 250 (1802) var. petiolata M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 47(1): 89 (1996) Tectaria crinigera C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 66 t. 18 (1932) Tectaria croftii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 548 (1991) Tectaria curtisii Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 38(2): 145 (1985) var. hendersonii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 549 (1991) Tectaria danfuensis Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 549 (1991) Tectaria decaryana C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 66 t. 19 (1932) Tectaria decastroi (Alderw.). C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 178 (1934) Tectaria decurrens (Presl) Copel.; Elmers Leaflets, Philip Journ. Bot. 234 (1907) Tectaria degeneri Copel.; A.C.Smith, Sargentia 1: 3 (1942) Tectaria dolichosora Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 88. 136 (1929) Tectaria draconoptera (D.C. Eaton) Copel.; Philipp. J. Sci. 2C: 410 (1907) Tectaria dubia (Bedd.) Ching; Sinensia 2. 23 f. 5 (1931) Tectaria durvillei (Bory) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. Il 2(1): 67 (1991) Tectaria ebenina (C. Chr.) Ching; Sinensia 2: 18 (1931) Tectaria estremerana Proctor & A.M.Evans; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 253 (1989) Tectaria exauriculata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 550 (1991) Tectaria fauriei Tagawa; Journ. Jap. Bot. 14: 102 (1938) Tectaria fengii Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 127 (1981) Tectaria fernandensis (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 179 (1934) Tectaria ferruginea (Mett.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 6. 76 (1911) Tectaria filisquamata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 550 (1991) Tectaria fimbriata (Willd.) Proctor & Lourteig; Bradea 5(40): 386 (1990) Tectaria fissa (Kunze) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. II 2(1): 87 (1991) Tectaria gaudichaudii (Mett.) Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 36. 173 (1923) Tectaria gemmifera (Fée) Alston; Journ. of Bot. 77: 288 (1939) Tectaria godeffroyi (Luerss.) Copel.; Bishop Mus. Bull. 69. 29 (1929) Tectaria grandidentata (Ces.) Holtt.; Rev. Fl. Mal. 2: 514 (1955) Tectaria griffithii (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 180 (1934) var. amplissima Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 551 (1991) var. singaporeana Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 551 (1991) Tectaria grossedentata Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 127 (1981) Tectaria hederifolia (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 180 (1934) Tectaria hekouensis Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 19: 127 (1981) Tectaria heracleifolia (Willd.) Underwood; Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 33: 200 (1906) Trivial names: Brown Halberd Fern var. trichodes C.V. Morton; Amer. Fern J. 56: 126 (1966) Tectaria herpetocaulos Holtt.; Dansk. Bot. Ark. 23: 241 (1965) Tectaria heterocarpa (Beddome) C. Morton; Contrib. U.S. Nation. Herb. 38: 270 (1973) Tectaria hilocarpa (Fée) M. Price; Kalikasan 3: 175 (1974) Tectaria holttumii C. Chr.; Gardens Bull. 7. 259 t. 55 (1934) Tectaria hookeri Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 287 (1977) [nom. nov. Tectaria humbertiana Tardieu; Nat. Malgache 3: 115. f.1 (1951) Tectaria hymenodes (Mett.) J. W. Moore; Bishop Mus. Bull. 102. 7 (1933) Tectaria hymenophylla (Bedd.) Holtt.; Indian Fern J. l(1-2): 35 (1984 publ. 1985) Tectaria impressa (Fée) Holtt.; Kew Bull. 43(3): 483 (1988) Tectaria incisa Cav.; Descr. Pl. 249 (1802) Trivial names: Incised Halberd Fern Tectaria inopinata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 551 (1991) Tectaria isomorpha Holtt.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 25: 49 (1967)
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