Checklist: Polypodiaceae



This is a checklist of taxa generated from the database. Genera and species which are purely cultivated have been excluded.

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Lepisorus schraderi
Crouch, N.R., Klopper, R.R., Burrows, J.E. & Burrows, S.M. (2011) Ferns of Southern Africa, A comprehensive guide Struik Nature 
Jacobsen, W.B.G. (1983) The Ferns and Fern Allies of Southern Africa. Butterworths, Durban and Pretoria. 
Roux, J.P. (2001) Conspectus of Southern African Pteridophyta. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report 13  
Schelpe, E.A.C.L.E. (1970) Pteridophyta Flora Zambesiaca  
NamesFZ Divisions
Phlebodium aureum L. ?
Polypodium aureum L.
155.100 PLATYCERIUM Desv. 
Platycerium alcicorne Desv. [EX]E
Acrostichum alcicorne P. Willemet
Elaphoglossum alcicorne (Desv.) Keyserl.
Platycerium bifurcatum sensu Sim.
Platycerium vassei Poisson
155.200 PYRROSIA Mirb. 
Pyrrosia lanceolata (L.) Farw. E
Acrostichum lanceolatum L.
Cyclophorus lanceolatus (L.) Alston
Pyrrosia rhodesiana (C. Chr.) Schelpe E
Cyclophorus madagascariensis C.Chr.
Cyclophorus oblanceolatus C.Chr.
Cyclophorus rhodesianus C.Chr.
Pyrrosia madagascariensis (C.Chr.) Schelpe
Pyrrosia schimperiana (Mett. ex Kuhn) Alston
var. schimperiana N,C,E,S
Cyclophorus schimperianus (Mett. ex Kuhn) C.Chr.
Niphobolus schimperianus (Mett. ex Kuhn) Giesenh.
Polypodium schimperianum Mett. ex Kuhn
Pyrrosia mechowii (Brause & Hieron) Alston
Pyrrosia schimperiana (Mett. ex Kuhn) Alston var. mechowii (Brause & Hieron) Schelpe
159.200 BELVISIA Mirb. 
Belvisia spicata (L.f.) Mirb. ex Copel. E
Acrostichum spicatum L.f.
Gymnopteris spicata (L.f.) C.Presl
Hymenolepis spicata (L.f.) C.Presl
Hymenolepis spicata (L.f.) C.Presl var. occultivenia C.Chr.
Hymenolepis spicata (L.f.) C.Presl var. usambarensis C.Chr.
160.100 LEPISORUS (J. Sm.) Ching 
Lepisorus excavatus (Willd.) Ching N,E
Drynaria excavata (Bory ex Willd.) Fée
Phymatodes excavata (Bory ex Willd.) C.Presl
Pleopeltis excavata (Bory ex Willd.) Sledge
Polypodium excavatum Bory ex Willd.
Polypodium simplex Sw.
Lepisorus schraderi (Mett.) Ching E,S
Niphobolus schraderi (Mett.) Keyserl.
Phymatodes elongata (Schrad.) Pappe & Rawson
Pleopeltis schraderi (Mett.) Tardieu
Polypodium lineare Thunb. var. schraderi (Mett.) Sim
Polypodium schraderi Mett.
161.600 MICROSORUM Link 
Microsorum pappei (Mett. ex Kuhn) Ching E
Polypodium normale sensu Sim
Polypodium normale D.Don var. madagascariense Baker
Polypodium pappei Mett. ex Kuhn
Microsorum punctatum (L.) Copel. E
Microsorum irregulare Link.
Phymatodes irioides (Poir) C. Presl
Pleopeltis sessilis (Kaulf. ex Kunze) T.Moore
Polypodium iridoides sensu Sim
Microsorum scandens (G. Forst.) Tindale E
Phymatosorus scandens (G.Forst.) Pic.Serm.
Microsorum scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copel. E
Drynaria phymatodes (L.) Fée
Phymatodes scolopendria (Burm. f.) Ching
Pleopeltis phymatodes (L.) T.Moore
Polypodium phymatodes L.
164.600 MICROGRAMMA C.Presl 
Microgramma mauritiana (Willd.) Tardieu E
Microgramma lycopodioides (L.) Copel.
Polypodium lycopodioides L. var. mackenii (Baker) Sim
Polypodium mackenii Baker
Polypodium mauritianum Willd.
Polypodium owariense Desv.
164.900 PLEOPELTIS Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. 
Pleopeltis × simiana (Schelpe & N.C. Anthony) N.R.Crouch & Klopper
subsp. simiana C,E,S
Pleopeltis macrocarpa × Polypodium polypodioides subsp. ecklonii
x Pleopodium simianum Schelpe & N.C. Anthony
Pleopeltis macrocarpa (Bory ex Willd.) Kaulf. N,C,E,S
Pleopeltis ensifolia Carmich. ex Hook
Polypodium adspersum Schrad.
Polypodium lanceolatum sensu Sim
Polypodium lepidotum Willd. ex Schltdl.
Polypodium macrocarpum Bory ex Willd.
Pleopeltis polypodioides (L.) E.G.Andrews & Windham
subsp. ecklonii (Kunze) J.P.Roux C,E,S
Polypodium ecklonii Kunze
Polypodium incanum sensu Sim
Polypodium polypodioides (L.) Watt subsp. ecklonii (Kunze) Schelpe
Polypodium polypodioides sensu Sim
167.600 LOXOGRAMME (Blume) C. Presl 
Loxogramme abyssinica (Baker) M.G. Price C,E,S
Gymnogramma abyssinica Baker
Loxogramme lanceolata (Sw.) C. Presl
Polypodium loxogramme Mett.
Polypodium suberosum (H.Christ)C.Chr.
171.500 MELPOMENE A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran 
Melpomene flabelliformis (Poir.) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran E
Grammitis flabelliformis (Poir.) Morton
Grammitis rigescens (Bory ex Willd.) J.E. Burrows
Xiphopteris flabelliformis (Poir.) Schelpe
171.800 LELLINGERIA A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran 
Lellingeria oosora (Baker) A.R. Sm. & R.C. Moran E
Grammitis oosora (Baker) J.E. Burrows
Xiphopteris oosora (Baker) Alston
173.000 GRAMMITIS Sw. 
Grammitis cryptophlebia (Baker) Copel.
Grammitis molleri (Baker) Schelpe
Polypodium cryptophlebium Baker
Polypodium molleri Baker
Polypodium rutenbergii Luerssen
Grammitis nanodes (Peter) Ching E
Polypodium nanodes Peter
173.600 COCHLIDIUM Kaulf. 
Cochlidium serrulatum (Sw.) L.E. Bishop [LR-nt]E
Grammitis serrulata (Sw.) Sw.
Xiphopteris serrulata (Sw.) Kaulf.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Checklist: Polypodiaceae]., retrieved 6 December 2023

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