Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Polypodiales 

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

Familia: Pteridaceae
Subfamilia: Pteridoideae
Genus: Pteris
Species: Pteris arborea
Formae: P. a. f. regia

Name edit

Pteris arborea L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1073 (1753).

  • Lectotype : "Filix ramosa, aborescens et aculeata" in Plumier, Traité Foug. Amér., 6, t. 5 (1705), designated by: Proctor in Howard (ed.), Fl. Lesser Antilles 2: 146 (1977).

Synonyms edit

  • Heterotypic
    • Polypodium spinosum L., Sp. Pl. 2: 1092 (1753).
      • "Habitat in America meridionali." Type not designated.
      • Pteris spinosa (L.) Desv., Mém. Soc. Linn. Paris 6: 301 (1827).
    • Pteris aculeata Sw., Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 129 (1788).
      • Litobrochia aculeata (Sw.) C.Presl, Tent. Pterid.: 149 (1836).
    • Pteris lactuca Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl. 5: 717 (1804).
      • Litobrochia lactuca (Poir.) C.Presl, Tent. Pterid.: 149 (1836).
    • Pteris longibrachiata J.Agardh, Recens. Spec. Pter.: 75 (1839).
      • Litobrochia longibrachiata (J.Agardh) Fée, Mém. Foug. 11 (Hist. Foug. Antil.): 25 (1866).
      • Pteris longibracteata Baker in W.J.Hooker & J.G.Baker, Syn. Fil.: 173 (1867), orth. var.
    • Litobrochia crassipes Fée, Mém. Foug., 5. Gen. Filic.: 135 (1852).
    • Litobrochia aghardii Fée, Mém. Foug., 11 (Hist. Foug. Antil.): 25 (1866), nom. nud..
    • Litobrochia brevinervis Fée, Mém. Foug., 11 (Hist. Foug. Antil.): 27 (1866).
      • Pteris brevinervis (Fée) Jenman, Bull. Misc. Inform. Roy Bot. Gard. Trinidad 23(App.): 125 (1900).
    • Litobrochia biformis Fée, Crypt. Vasc. Brésil 1: 47 (1869).
    • Litobrochia varians Fée, Crypt. Vasc. Brésil 1: 49 (1869).
    • Pteris multiserialis Jenman, Bull. Misc. Inform. Roy Bot. Gard. Trinidad 23(App.): 129 (1900).

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Islands.

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

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