Microsorum scolopendria (Burm.f.) Copel.

First published in Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 16: 112 (1929)
This name is a synonym of Phymatosorus scolopendria

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. [Cited as Phymatosorus scolopendria.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419. [Cited as Microsorum scolopendria.]
  • Ebihara, A. (2017). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 2: 1-507. Gakken Plus, Tokyo. [Cited as Microsorum scolopendria.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Microsorum scolopendria.]

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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