Family Vittariaceae, genus Vittaria;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Vittaria, 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.
027.000 Order Pteridales
		Statistics: 10 families, 53 genera, 1065-1300 spp. [1358 species and 42 hybrids listed]
031.0000 Family Vittariaceae Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 232 (1940)
		Trivial names: Shoestring Fern Family
		Statistics: 10 genera, 117-137 spp. [142 species listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Antrophyaceae Link; Fil. Sp. 140 (1841)
		= Antrophyaceae (Link) Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sinica 16: 11 (1978)
		= Vittariaceae Tribus Vittarieae Presl; Tent. Pterid. 164 (1836)
		= Adiantaceae subfam. Vittarioideae (C. Presl) Crabbe, Jermy & Mickel; Fern Gaz. 11: 
		154 (1975)
		= Filicaceae tribus Vittariaceae C. Presl
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

031.0009 Vittaria J.E. Smith; Mém. Acad. Turin 5: 413 (1793) s. str. Trivial names: Shoestring Ferns Statistics: 50-60 spp. pantropical [62 species listed]. Several species listed here may belong in other genera, see above. Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Aristaria K. Müll.; Bot. Zeit. 545 (1854) = Oetosis Greene; Pittonia 4: 105 (1900) [nom. superfl., non O. Kuntze 1891 = Oetosis O. Ktze.; Rev. Gen. Plant. 2. 817 (1891) = Paenchymaria K. Müller; Bot. Zeit. 545 (1854) = Pteropsis Desv.; Prodr. 218 (1827) = Runcinaria K. Müll.; Bot. Zeit. 545 (1843) = Taeniopsis J. Sm.; Jour. Bot. (Hook.) 4: 67 (1841) [nom. superfl. = Taeniopteris Hook.; Gen. Fil. text., t. 76B (1842) Vittaria alternans Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 1. Suppl. II. 157 (1906) Vittaria amboinensis Fée; 3 Mém. 14. t. 1. f. 1 (1851-1852) Vittaria angustissima Holtt.; Gard. Bull. Singapore 11: 274 (1947) Vittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel; Amer. Fern J. 81(3): 72 (1991) Vittaria bensei Alderw.; Bull. Dépt. agric. Ind. néerl. 18.19 (1908) Vittaria bonincola H.Itô; Journ. Jap. Bot. 12: 465. f.2(2), 3(2), 5(2), 6(2) (1936) Vittaria congoensis Christ ex De Wild.; Miss. émile Laurent 1: 9. t.1 (1905) Vittaria copelandii Alderw.; Bull. Jard. bot. Buit. II. nr. VII. 28 (1912) Vittaria costata Kze.; Linn. b. 77 (1834) Vittaria crispomarginata Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 6. 1007 (1907) Vittaria dichotoma K.lwats. & M.Kato; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 34(1-3): 64 (1983) Vittaria dimorpha Müll. Berol.; Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 1854: 547 (1854) Vittaria doniana Hieron.; Hedw. 57: 204 (1916) var. intermedia Hieron.; Hedw. 57: 204 (1916) Vittaria exigua Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 66. 172 (1920) Vittaria fudzinoi Mak.; Bot. Mag. Tokyo 12: 28 (1898) Vittaria graminifolia Kaulf.; Enum. Filic. 192 (1824) Trivial names: Grass Fern Vittaria guineensis Desv.; Berl. Mag. 5. 325 (1811) var. orientalis Hieron.; Engl. Jahrb. 53: 426 (1915) var. camerooniana Schelpe (1969) Vittaria hainanensis C. Chr. apud Ching; Sinensia 1. 182. f. 1 (1931) Vittaria hecistophylla Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 81: 45 (1952) Vittaria himalayensis Ching; Sinensia 1 (12): 190 (1931) Vittaria hirta Fée; 10 mem. 12 t. 31 f. 4 (1865) Vittaria humblotii Hieron.; Engl. Jahrb. 68. 427 (1915) Vittaria isoetifolia Bory; Voy. 2. 325 (1804) Vittaria latifolia Benedict; Bull. Torr. Cl. 41. 403 t. 17 (1914) Vittaria latissima Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 66. 171 (1920) Vittaria ledermanni Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 66. 166 (1920) Vittaria linearifolia Ching; Sinensia 1 (12): 183. t. 1. f. 1-3 (1931) Vittaria lineata (L.) J. E. Smith; Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Turin) 5: 421 (1793) Trivial names: Shoestring Fern Vittaria lloydiifolia Racib.; Pter. Buit. 59 (1898) Vittaria longicoma Christ; Ann. Jard. Buit. II. 6. 129 (1905) Vittaria longipes Sod.; Cr. vasc. quit. 417 (1893) Vittaria malayensis Holtt.; Gardens Bull. S. S. 4. 409. fig (1929) Vittaria mediosora Hayata; Ic. Fl. Formosa 6. 346 f. 149 g-i (1915) Vittaria merrillii Christ; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 174 (1907) Vittaria microlepis Hieron.; Hedw. 57: 202 (1916) Vittaria moritziana Mett.; Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot. sér. 5, 2: 207 (1864) Vittaria nervosa Christ; Nova Guinea 8. 156 (1909) Vittaria nymanii Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 168 (1920) Vittaria owariensis Fée; 3 mem. 21. t. 3 f. 2 (1851) Vittaria pachystemma Christ; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 174 (1907) Vittaria parvula Bory; Bél., Voy. Bot. 2. 35 (1833) Vittaria philippinensis Christ; Bull. Boiss. II. 6. 1007 (1906) Vittaria pluridichotoma Bonap.; N. Pt. 18. 223 (1921) Vittaria plurisulcata Ching; Sinensia 1. 186 f. 4 (1931) Vittaria reekmansii Pichi-Serm.; Webbia 32(1): 73 (1977) Vittaria rigida Kaulf.; Enum. 193 (1824) var. samoensis (Luerss.) C. Chr. (1931) Vittaria rubens Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 56. 164 (1920) Vittaria scabricoma Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 6. 87 (1911) Vittaria scabrida KI.; Fée, 3 mem. 20 (1851) Vittaria schaeferi Hieron.; Engl. Jahrb. 53. 430 (1915) Vittaria schliebenii Reimers; Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11. 924 (1933) Vittaria semipellucida Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 66. 170 (1920) Vittaria sessilifrons Miyam. & H.Ohba; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 43(1): 33 (1992) Vittaria sessilis Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 9. 231 (1914) Vittaria sikkimensis Kuhn; Linn. 86. 66 (1869) Vittaria squamosipes Alderw.; Nova Guinea 14. 58 (1924) Vittaria stenophylla Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sc. 40: 312 (1929) Vittaria subcoriacea Christ; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 2. 175 (1907) Vittaria taeniophylla Copel.; Philip. Journ. Sci. Bot. 1. Suppl. 2: 157 (1956) Vittaria vittarioides (Thouars) C. Chr.; lnd. 655 (1907) Vittaria volkensii Hieron.; Engl. Jahrb. 63. 428 (1915) Vittaria williamsii Benedict; Bull. Torr. Cl. 41. 407 t. 20 (1914)
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