Thelypteris
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Thelypteris

maiden fern

Hierarchical position of the Genus Thelypteris

   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  Aspleniales Pic. Serm. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 72. 29 Apr 1996.
  
   Familia  Thelypteridaceae Pic. Serm.
pub. Webbia 24: 709. 28 Apr 1970.
  
   Genus  Thelypteris Schmidel
pub. (1763)
common name: maiden fern

Named members of the Genus Thelypteris

1
   Species  abdita Proctor
common name: Rio Abajo maiden fern
2
   Species  abrupta (Desv.) Proctor
common name: fairybit maiden fern
3
   Species  angustifolia (Willd.) Proctor
common name: broadleaf maiden fern
4
   Species  asplenioides (Sw.) Proctor
syn. Thelypteris retroflexa
5
   Species  augescens (Link) Munz & Johnston
common name: abrupttip maiden fern
6
   Species  balbisii (Spreng.) Ching
common name: Balbis' maiden fern
7
   Species  boydiae (Eat.) K. Iwats.
common name: Boyd's maiden fern
8
   Species  brittonae (Slosson ex Maxon) Alain
common name: Britton's maiden fern
9
   Species  cheilanthoides (Kunze) Proctor
common name: lip maiden fern
10
   Species  confluens (Thunb.) Morton
 
11
   Varietas  pubescens (Lawson) Pringle
syn. Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens
12
   Species  cordata (Fée) Proctor
 
13
   Varietas  imitata (C. Christens.) Proctor
common name: heartleaf maiden fern
14
   Species  cyatheoides (Kaulfuss) Fosberg
common name: lacy maiden fern
15
   Species  decussata (L.) Proctor
common name: glandular maiden fern
16
   Species  deltoidea (Sw.) Proctor
common name: deltoid maiden fern
17
   Species  dentata (Forsk.) E. St. John
common name: downy maiden fern
18
   Species  dryopteris (L.) Slosson
syn. Gymnocarpium dryopteris
19
   Species  exindusiata W.H. Wagner
common name: Makaleha maiden fern
20
   Species  forsteri Morton
common name: Forster's maiden fern
21
   Species  germaniana (Fée) Proctor
common name: German's maiden fern
22
   Species  globulifera (Brack.) C.F. Reed
common name: globular maiden fern
23
   Species  gongylodes (Schkuhr) Small
syn. Thelypteris interrupta
24
   Species  grandis A.R. Sm.
common name: stately maiden fern
25
   Species  guadalupensis (Wikstr.) Proctor
common name: Guadeloupe maiden fern
26
   Species  hastata (Fée) Proctor
 
27
   Varietas  hastata
common name: arrowhead maiden fern
28
   Varietas  heterodoxa Proctor
common name: arrowhead maiden fern
29
   Species  hawaiiensis C.F. Reed
syn. Pneumatopteris sandwicensis
30
   Species  hexagonoptera (Michx.) Weatherby
syn. Phegopteris hexagonoptera
31
   Species  hildae Proctor
common name: limestone maiden fern
32
   Species  hispidula (Dcne.) C.F. Reed
 
33
   Varietas  hispidula
common name: roughhairy maiden fern
34
   Varietas  inconstans (C. Christens.) Proctor
common name: roughhairy maiden fern
35
   Varietas  versicolor (R. St. John) Lellinger
common name: roughhairy maiden fern
36
   Species  hudsoniana (Brack.) C.F. Reed
syn. Pneumatopteris hudsoniana
37
   Species  inabonensis Proctor
common name: cordillera maiden fern
38
   Species  interrupta (Willd.) K. Iwats.
common name: Willdenow's maiden fern
39
   Species  kunthii (Desv.) Morton
common name: Kunth's maiden fern
40
   Species  leptocladia (Fée) Proctor
common name: thicket maiden fern
41
   Species  limbosperma auct. non (All.) Fuchs
syn. Thelypteris quelpaertensis
42
   Species  linkiana (K. Presl) R. Tryon
common name: Link's maiden fern
43
   Species  macilenta E. St. John
syn. Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor
44
   Species  macrorhizoma E. St. John
syn. Thelypteris kunthii
45
   Species  megalodus (Schkuhr) Proctor
syn. Thelypteris pennata
46
   Species  namophila Proctor
common name: Maricao maiden fern
47
   Species  nephrodioides (Klotzsch) Proctor
common name: graygreen maiden fern
48
   Species  nevadensis (Baker) Clute ex Morton
common name: Sierra marsh fern
49
   Species  normalis (C. Christens.) Moxley
 
50
   Varietas  harperi (C. Christens.) Wherry
syn. Thelypteris ovata var. ovata
51
   Species  noveboracensis (L.) Nieuwl.
common name: New York fern
52
   Species  oligophylla (Maxon) Proctor
syn. Thelypteris ×invisa
53
   Species  opposita (Vahl) Ching
common name: oppositeleaf maiden fern
54
   Species  opulenta (Kaulfuss) Fosberg
common name: jeweled maiden fern
55
   Species  ovata R. St. John
 
56
   Varietas  lindheimeri (C. Christens.) A.R. Sm.
common name: Lindheimer's marsh fern
57
   Varietas  ovata
common name: ovate marsh fern
58
   Species  palustris Schott
 
59
   Varietas  haleana Fern.
syn. Thelypteris palustris var. pubescens
60
   Varietas  pubescens (Lawson) Fern.
common name: eastern marsh fern
61
   Species  parasitica (L.) Fosberg
common name: parasitic maiden fern
62
   Species  patens (Sw.) Small ex R. St. John
 
63
   Varietas  scabriuscula (K. Presl) A.R. Sm.
syn. Thelypteris patens
64
   Species  pennata (Poir.) Morton
common name: graceful maiden fern
65
   Species  phegopteris (L.) Slosson
syn. Phegopteris connectilis
66
   Species  piedrensis (C. Christens.) Morton
common name: Cuban maiden fern
67
   Species  pilosa (Mart. & Gal.) Crawford
 
68
   Varietas  alabamensis Crawford
common name: Alabama maiden fern
69
   Species  poiteana (Bory) Proctor
common name: darkgreen maiden fern
70
   Species  puberula (Baker) Morton
 
71
   Varietas  sonorensis A.R. Sm.
common name: Sonoran maiden fern
72
   Species  quadrangularis (Fée) Schelpe
 
73
   Varietas  inconstans (C. Christens.) A.R. Sm.
syn. Thelypteris hispidula var. inconstans
74
   Varietas  versicolor (R. St. John) A.R. Sm.
syn. Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor
75
   Species  quelpaertensis (Christ) Ching
common name: queen's-veil maiden fern
76
   Species  reducta Small ex R. St. John
syn. Thelypteris dentata
77
   Species  reptans (J.F. Gmel.) Morton
 
78
   Varietas  reptans
common name: creeping maiden fern
79
   Varietas  tenera (Fée) Proctor
common name: creeping maiden fern
80
   Species  resinifera (Desv.) Proctor
common name: resinous maiden fern
81
   Species  reticulata (L.) Proctor
common name: latticevein fern
82
   Species  retroflexa (L.) Proctor & Lourteig
common name: spleenwort maiden fern
83
   Species  rheophyta Proctor
common name: Rio Inabon maiden fern
84
   Species  rudis (Kunze) Proctor
common name: red maiden fern
85
   Species  sancta (L.) Ching
 
86
   Varietas  portoricensis (C. Christens.) Morton
syn. Thelypteris sancta
87
   Species  saxatilis R. St. John
syn. Thelypteris kunthii
88
   Species  sclerophylla (Poepp. ex Spreng.) Morton
common name: stiff maiden fern
89
   Species  serra (Sw.) R. St. John
common name: Jamaican maiden fern
90
   Species  serrata (Cav.) Alston
common name: toothed latticevein fern
91
   Species  simulata (Davenport) Nieuwl.
common name: bog fern
92
   Species  sprengelii (Kaulfuss) Proctor
syn. Thelypteris balbisii
93
   Species  tetragona (Sw.) Small
common name: freetip maiden fern
94
   Species  thelypterioides (Michx.) Holub
syn. Thelypteris noveboracensis
95
   Species  torresiana (Gaud.) Alston
syn. Macrothelypteris torresiana
96
   Species  totta (Thunb.) Schelpe
syn. Thelypteris interrupta
97
   Species  unca R. St. John
syn. Thelypteris kunthii
98
   Species  verecunda Proctor
common name: Barrio Charcas maiden fern
99
   Species  versicolor R. St. John
syn. Thelypteris hispidula var. versicolor
100
   Species  wailele T. Flynn
common name: Waioli Valley maiden fern
101
   Species  x incesta W.H. Wagner
102
   Species  x invisa (Sw.) Proctor (pro sp.)
103
   Species  x lindheimeri (C. Christens.) Wherry
syn. Thelypteris ovata var. lindheimeri
104
   Species  x palmeri W.H. Wagner
105
   Species  x rolandii (C. Christens.) R. Tryon
106
   Species  yaucoensis Proctor
common name: Puerto Rico maiden fern

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 November 01, 2004   

 

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