Dicranopteris

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Contains 1 accepted taxa overall.

Family:GLEICHENIACEAE
Common Name:FORKED FERN
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order GLEICHENIALES
FamilyGLEICHENIACEAE
Genus Dicranopteris

Citation

Citation DICRANOPTERIS Bernhardi, Neues J. Bot. 1(2): 38. 1805.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Dicrantopteris dichotoma (Thunberg) Bernhardi (Polypodium dichotomum Thunberg) Substitute name for Mertensia Willdenow 1804, non Roth 1797.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Dicranopteris flexuosa DROOPING FORKED FERN

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acropterygium Acropterygium (Diels) Nakai, Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. 29: 5. 1950.BASIONYM: Gleichenia Smith, subg. Acropterygium Diels, in Engler & Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 353. 1900.TYPE: Acropterygium pectinatum (Willdenow) Nakai (Mertensia pectinata Willdenow) = Gleichenella Ching 1940.
Gleichenella Gleichenella Ching, Sunyatsenia 5: 276. 1940. TYPE: Gleichenella pectinata (Willdenow) Ching (Mertensia pectinata Willdenow)
Hicriopteris Hicriopteris C. Presl, Epimel. Bot. 16. 1851 ("1849"); Abh. Koenigl. Boehm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5. 6: 386. 1851. TYPE: Hicriopteris speciosa C. Presl
Mertensia Mertensia Willdenow, Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 25: 165. 1804, non Roth 1797. TYPE: Mertensia dichotoma (Thunberg) Willdenow (Polypodium dichotomum Thunberg) Lectotypified by Bernhardi, Neues J. Bot. 1(2): 38. 1805; Pichi Sermolli, Webbia 26: 518. 1972. = Dicranopteris Bernhardi 1805.
Mesosorus Mesosorus Hasskarl, Acta Soc. Regiae Sci. Indo-Neerl. 1(7): 2. 1856. TYPE: = Dicranopteris Bernhardi 1805.