Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Polypodiales 

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

Familia: Pteridaceae
Subfamilia: Pteridoideae
Genus: Pteris
Species: Pteris altissima

Name edit

Pteris altissima Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 5: 722 (1804).

  • Typus: Puerto Rico, 1797, Ledru s.n. (Holotype: P-Lam.).

Synonyms edit

  • Homotypic
    • Litobrochia altissima (Poir.) Fée, Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 135 (1852).
  • Heterotypic
    • Pteris sterilis C.Presl, Delic. Prag. 1: 184 (1822).
      • Typus: Brazil, Anon. (isotype: BR)
    • Pteris palustris Gaudich., Voy. Uranie: 391 (1829).
    • Pteris lata Kaulf. in Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 28 (1833).
      • Pteris deflexa var. lata (Kaulf.) Luetzelb., Estud. Bot. Nordéste 3: 249 (1923).
    • Pteris macroptera Link, Hort. Berol. 2: 32 (1833).
      • Typus: Cultivated at Berlin from material collected in Brazil, Anon. (Holotype: B)
      • Litobrochia macroptera (Link) J.Sm., J. Bot. (Hooker) 4: 163 (1841).
    • Pteris podophylla Kunze, Linnaea 9: 75 (1834).
    • Litobrochia intermedia C.Presl, Tent. Pterid.: 149 (1836).
      • Pteris intermedia Kaulf. in C.von Ettingshausen, Farnkr. Jetztw.: 101 (1865 publ. 1864).
    • Litobrochia schiedeana C.Presl, Tent. Pterid.: 148 (1836).
      • Pteris schiedeana C.Presl Ettingsh., Farnkr. Jetztw.: 99 (1865 publ. 1864).
    • Pteris elata J.Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter.: 63 (1839).
      • Typus: Panama, Cuming 1267 (Holotype: K); isotypes: BM, GH)
      • Litobrochia elata (J.Agardh) Fée, Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 135 (1852).
    • Pteris kunzeana J.Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter.: 62 (1839).
      • Syntypes: French Guiana. Leprieur s.n. (G-Delessert); “ad Cayennam,” Richard s.n. (P); Peru, Matthews s.n. (K, frag. NY, Poeppig [225] (K; isosyntype B, frag. NY).
      • Litobrochia kunzeana (J.Agardh) Fée, Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 135 (1852).
    • Pteris protea Liebm., Kongel. Danske Vidensk. Selsk. Skr., Naturvidensk. Math. Afh., ser. 5, 1: 228 (1849).
      • Syntypes: Mexico. Veracruz: Colipa, Liebmann s.n. [Pl. Mex. 2728, Fl. Mex. 758, 759], Pital to Río Nautla, [Pl. Mex. 2729, Fl. Mex. 760], between Colipa and Misantla [Pl. Mex. 2730, Fl. Mex. 557] (all C; isosyntypes BM, K).
    • Pteris elata var. karsteniana Kunze, Linnaea 23: 287 (1850).
      • Litobrochia karsteniana (Kunze) Fée, Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 135 (1852).
      • Pteris altissima var. karsteniana (Kunze) Hieron., Hedwigia 48: 245 (1909).
    • Litobrochia grandis Fée, Mém. Foug. 8: 75 (1857).
      • Syntypes. Mexico. [Veracruz:] Barranca de San Francisco, (Mirador), Schaffner 144 [1854] (P); Cuba. Morelet s.n. (P); Saint Dominique [Dominican Republic]. de Tussac s.n. (P).
      • Pteris grandis (Fée) Hook., Sp. Fil. 2: 229 (1858).
    • Pteris kunzeana var. polita J.Bommer, Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 35: 192 (1896).

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southwest, Mexico Southeast.
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama.
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Windward Islands.
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil North, Brazil South.
    • Regional: Southern South America
      • Paraguay.

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

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