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

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.
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 jacobsii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 552 (1991) Tectaria jardini (Mett.) E. Brown; Bishop Mus. Bull. 89. 36 f. 11 (1931) Tectaria johannis-winkleri (C. Chr.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 180 (1934) Tectaria keckii (Luerss.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 181 (1934) Tectaria kehdingiana (Kuhn ex Luerssen) M. Price; Brit. Fern Gaz. 10: 262 (1972) Tectaria kingii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 4 (1914) Tectaria kouniensis Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 232 (1969) Tectaria kweichowensis Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 128 (1981) Tectaria labrusca (Hook.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 410 (1907) Tectaria lacei Holtt.; Kew Bull. 43(3): 482 (1988) Tectaria laotica Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 7: 94 (1938) Tectaria latifolia (Forst.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 410 (1907) Tectaria lawrenceana (Moore) C. Chr.; Dansk. Bot Ark. 7. 66 t. 17 (1932) Tectaria laxa (Copel.) M. Price; Kalikasan 1: 37 (1972) Tectaria leptophylla (C. H. Wright) Ching; Sinensia 2. 22 (1931) Tectaria lifuensis (Fourn.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 181 (1934) Tectaria lizarzaburui (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 181 (1934) Tectaria lobbii (Hook.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 10C. 146 (1913) var. allosora Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 552 (1991) var. denticulata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 552 (1991) Tectaria lobulata (Blume) K.lwats. & M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 31(4-6): 173 (1980) Tectaria lombokensis Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. II 2(1): 76 (1991) [nom. nov. Tectaria macrosora (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 181 (1934) Tectaria macrota Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 552 (1991) Tectaria madagascarica Tardieu; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 15: 180. f.1 (1956) Tectaria magnifica (Bonap.) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 67 t. 20, 21 (1932) Tectaria manilensis (C.Presl) Holtt.; Indian Fern J. l(1-2): 36 (1984 publ. 1985) var. chupengensis (Ridley) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. II 2(1): 45 (1991) Tectaria marchionica E. Brown; Bishop Mus. Bull. 89. 33 f. 10 (1931) Tectaria media Ching ex Ching & Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 8: 169. t.22(27) (1959) Tectaria melanocaulis (BI.) Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sci. 2C: 416 (1907) Tectaria melanocauloides M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 47(1): 84 (1996) Tectaria melanorachis (Bak.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 370 (1917) Tectaria menyanthidis (Presl) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 414 (1907) Tectaria mesodon (Copel.) M. Price; Kalikasan 1: 37 (1972) Tectaria mexicana (Fée) C. Morton; Amer. Fern J. 56: 133 (1966) Tectaria microchlamys Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 553 (1991) Tectaria microlepis Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 553 (1991) Tectaria minuta Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 80. 328 (1926) Tectaria moorei (Hook.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 182 (1934) Tectaria morlae (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 182 (1934) Tectaria moussetii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 553 (1991) Tectaria murrayi (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 182 (1934) Tectaria nabirensis HoIttum; Blumea 35(2): 553 (1991) Tectaria nausoriensis Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji) 300 (1977) Tectaria nebulosa (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 182 (1934) Tectaria nesiotica Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 553 (1991) Tectaria nicaraguensis (F. Fourn.) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 182 (1934) Tectaria nicotianifolia (Baker) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 182 (1934) Tectaria nitens Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 56: 475. t.6 (1935) Tectaria novoguineensis (Rosenst.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 182 (1934) Tectaria organensis C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 183 (1934) Tectaria palmata (Mett.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 369 (1917) var. dimorpha Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 554 (1991) var. platanifolia (Mett.) Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 554 (1991) var. sumatrana Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 554 (1991) Tectaria pandurifolia C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 183 (1934) Tectaria pedata (Desv.) comb. ined. Tectaria pentagonalis (Bonap.) comb. ined. Tectaria perdimorpha Holtt.; Kew Bull. 43(3): 481 (1988) Tectaria phaeocaulis (Rosenst.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 183 (1934) Tectaria pica (L. f.) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 65 (1932) Tectaria pilosa (Fée) R.C. Moran; Novon 2: 138 (1992) Tectaria plantaginea (Jacq.) Maxon; Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 10: 494 (1908) var. macrocarpa (Fée) C.V. Morton; Amer. Fern. J. 56: 123 (1956) var. confluens Morton; Amer. Fern J. 56: 123 (1966) Tectaria pleiosora (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Gardens Bull. S. S. 7. 260 (1934) Tectaria pleiotoma (Bak.) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 65 (1932) Tectaria poilanei Tardieu; Bull. Soc. Bot. France 87: 366. t.1(3-4) (1941) Tectaria polymorpha (Wall. ex Hook.) Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sci. 2 C: 413 (1907) var. subcuneata Ching & Chu H. Wang (1981) Tectaria prolifera (Hook.) R. & A. Tryon; Rhodora 83: 136 (1981) Tectaria pseudosinuata Brownlie; Fl. Nouv.-Caléd. 3, Ptéridophytes, 230, t. 29, f. 6 (1969) Tectaria x pteropus-minor (Bedd.) Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 242 (1997) [pro sp. Tectaria pubens R.C.Moran; Novon 2(2): 138 (1992) Tectaria puberula (Desv.) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 67 (1932) Tectaria pubescens Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 18: 221 (1942) Tectaria quinquefida (Bak.) Ching; Sinensia 2. 26 f. 7 (1931) Tectaria quitensis C. Chr.; lnd Suppl. III. 184 (1934) Tectaria ramosii (Copel.) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. II 2(1): 46 (1991) Tectaria rara (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 184 (1934) Tectaria remotipinna Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 19: 129 (1981) Tectaria repanda (Willd.) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. II 2(1): 80 (1991) Tectaria rheophytica Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 554 (1991) Tectaria rigida Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 555 (1991) Tectaria rivalis (Mett. ex Kuhn) Maxon; Journ. Washington Acad. Sc. 24: 555 (1934) Tectaria rockii C. Chr.; Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 26. 331 (1931) Tectaria rufescens Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 555 (1991) Tectaria rufovillosa (Rosenst.) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 184 (1934) Tectaria schmutzii Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 555 (1991) Tectaria schultzei (Brause) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 9(3): 51 (1937) Tectaria seemannii (Fourn.) Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 14. 358 (1929) Tectaria semibipinnata (Wall. ex Hook.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 371 (1917) Tectaria semipinnata (Roxb.) C. Morton; Contrib. U.S. Nation. Herb. 38: 286 (1974) Tectaria seramensis M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 47(1): 86 (1996) Tectaria siifolia (Willd.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 414 (1907) Tectaria simaoensis Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 19: 130 (1981) Tectaria simonsii (Bak.) Ching; Sinebsia 2. 32 f. 13 (1931) Tectaria simulans Ching & Chu H. Wang; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 129 (1981) Tectaria singaporeana (Wall. ex Hook. & Grev.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 368 (1917) Tectaria sinuata (Labill.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 184 (1934) Tectaria squamipes Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 555 (1991) Tectaria stalactica M. Price; Kalikasan 3: 116 (1974) Tectaria stearnsii Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 86. 175 (1923) Tectaria stenosemioides Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 7: 88 (1938) Tectaria subcaudata (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Index Fil. Suppl. 3: 184 (1934) Tectaria subconfluens (Bedd.) Ching; Sinensia 2: 27 (1931) Tectaria subcordata Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 555 (1991) Tectaria subdigitata (Bak.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 370 (1917) Tectaria subebenea (H. Christ) C. Chr.; Index Filic., Suppl. 3, 185 (1934) Tectaria subrepanda (Bak.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 185 (1934) Tectaria subtriloba Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 556 (1991) Tectaria subtriphylla (Hook. & Arn.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2. 410 (1907) Tectaria sulitii Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 81: 26 (1952) Tectaria suluensis Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 556 (1991) Tectaria sumatrana C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 185 (1934) Tectaria tabonensis M. Price; Kalikasan 3: 118 (1974) Tectaria taccifolia (Fée) M. Price; Kalikasan 3: 175 (1974) Tectaria tahitensis Maxon; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 12. 29 (1924) Tectaria tenerifrons (Hook.) Ching; Sinensia 2. 34 (1931) Tectaria tenuifolia (Mett.) Maxon; Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 36. 174 (1923) Tectaria teratocarpa (Alderw.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 185 (1934) Tectaria ternata (Bak.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 12C. 58 (1917) Tectaria transiens (C.V. Morton) A.R. Sm.; Amer. Fern J. 70: 27 (1980) Tectaria translucens Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 38(2): 145 (1985) Tectaria tricuspis (Bedd.) Copel.; Sarawak Mus. Journ. 2: 369 (1917) Tectaria trifida (Fée) M. Price; Amer. Fern J. 64: 31 (1974) Tectaria trifoliata (L.) Cav.; Descr. 249 (1802) var. brasiliensis (Rosenst.) comb. ined. Tectaria triglossa Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 7: 92 (1938) Tectaria triloba (Sod.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. III. 185 (1934) Tectaria trimenii (Bedd.) C. Chr.; Ind. Fil. Suppl 3: 185 (1934) Tectaria trinitensis Maxon; Amer. Fern Journ. 20. 3 (1930) Tectaria tripartita (Bak.) Copel.; Bishop Mus. Bull. 59. 50 (1929) Tectaria variabilis Tardieu & Ching; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 5(2): 81 (1936) Tectaria vasta (BI.) Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 2C. 411 (1907) Tectaria vieillardii (Fourn.) C. Chr.; Ind. Suppl. 3: 29 (1934) Tectaria villosa Holtt.; Blumea 35(2): 556 (1991) Tectaria vitiensis Brownlie; Nova Hedwigia Beih. 55 (Pterid. Fl. Fiji): 294 (1977) Tectaria vivipara Jermy & T.G. Walker; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 13. 274 (1985) Tectaria waterlotii (Tardieu) comb. ined. Tectaria weberi Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 7C. 54 (1912) Tectaria wightii (Clarke) Ching; Sinensia 2. 28 f. 10 (1931) Tectaria x amesiana A. A. Eat.; Bull. Torr. Cl. 88. 479 (1906) Remarks: Tectaria coriandrifolia x Tectaria lobata Tectaria x cynthiae L. D. Gómez; Brenesia 10-11: 116 (1977) Remarks: Tectaria nicaraguensis x nicotianifolia Tectaria yunnanensis (Bak.) Ching; Sinensia 2. 24 f. 6 (1931) Tectaria zeilanica (Houtt.) Sledge; Kew Bull. 27: 422 (1972) Tectaria zollingeri (Kurz) Holtt.; Fl. Males., Ser. Il 2(1): 98 (1991)
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