Gleichenia polypodioides

Gleichenia polypodioides
Gleichenia polypodioides

Taxonavigation Edit

Taxonavigation: Gleicheniales 

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

Familia: Gleicheniaceae
Genus: Gleichenia
Species: Gleichenia polypodioides

Name Edit

Gleichenia polypodioides (L.) Sm., 1793

Synonyms Edit

  • Calymella polypodioides (L.) Ching, Sunyatsenia 5: 288 (1940)
  • Gleichenia argentea Kaulf., Enum. Fil. 36 (1824)
  • Gleichenia bijouxii J.Koenig ex Bonap., Notes pterid. 2. 114 (1915)
  • Gleichenia glauca Sw., Syn. 165, 393 (1806)
  • Gleichenia glauca var. nudiuscula Kunze, Linnaea 10: 490 (1836)
  • Gleichenia polypodioides var. argentea (Kaulf.) Schltdl., Adumbrationes plantarum 1: 12 (1825)
  • Mertensia coeruleo-glauca Poir., Encycl. suppl. 3: 669 (1813)
  • Onoclea polypodioides L., Mant. Pl. 306 (1771)

Distribution Edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Réunion, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Western Africa
      • Angola
    • Extinct in:
      • Mauritius

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

References Edit

Primary references Edit

Additional references Edit

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Roux, J.P. (2016). The Lycopods and Ferns of Drakensberg and Lesotho: 1-384. Briza academic books, Pretoria, South Africa

Links Edit

Vernacular names Edit

Afrikaans: Kystervaring, Ystervaring
English: Coral fern

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