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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Ceratopteris

floating antlerfern
triangle waterfern

Hierarchical position of the Genus Ceratopteris

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Polypodiophyta Cronquist
syn. Filicinophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
common name: ferns
   Subdivisio  Polypodiophytina Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Polypodiopsida Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Subclassis  Polypodiidae Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Ordo  Parkeriales A.B. Frank in Leunis
pub. Syn. Pflanzenk., ed. 2, 3: 1453. 1877.
   Familia  Parkeriaceae Hook.
pub. Exot. Fl. 2: ad t. 147. Mar 1825, nom. rej.
   Tribus  Ceratopterideae Moore
pub. Index Fil.: xii. 1857-1862.
   Genus  Ceratopteris Brongn.
pub. (1822)
common name: antlerfern

Named members of the Genus Ceratopteris

   Species  deltoidea Benedict
syn. Ceratopteris thalictroides
   Species  pteridoides (Hook.) Hieron.
common name: floating antlerfern
   Species  richardii Brongn.
common name: triangle waterfern
   Species  siliquosa (L.) Copeland
syn. Ceratopteris thalictroides
   Species  thalictroides (L.) Brongn.
common name: watersprite

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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