Adiantopsis pedata


Taxonavigation: Polypodiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Polypodiales

Familia: Pteridaceae
Subfamilia: Cheilanthoideae
Genus: Adiantopsis
Species: Adiantopsis pedata


Adiantopsis pedata (Hook.) T.Moore, Index Fil.: 18 (1857).


  • Basionym
    • Hypolepis pedata Hook., Sp. Fil. 2: 73, t. 92 A (1852).
      • Typus: Jamaica. Purdie s.n. (Holotypus: K (photos B, MICH); isotypes; BM (photos B MICH), P).
  • Homotypic
    • Cheilanthes pedata (Hook.) A.Braun, Index Seminum [Berlin] -1857.
    • Hemionitis adiantopsis Christenh., Global Fl. 4: 9 (2018), nom. nov.
  • Heterotypic
    • Adiantopsis elongata Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeit. 392 (1866).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Dominican Republic, Jamaica.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

  • Moore, T. 1857–1862. Index filicum: a synopsis, with characters, of the genera, and an enumeration of the species of ferns, with synonymes, references &c. &c. clii + 396 pp., 84 pl., William Papmplin, London. BHL Reference page

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