Sphaeropteris lepifera (J.Sm. ex Hook.) R.M.Tryon

First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 21 (1970)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. China to Hainan, Nansei-shoto to Philippines, New Guinea. It is a tree and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Nansei-shoto, New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • 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 Cyathea lepifera.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ebihara, A. (2016). The standard of ferns and lycophytes in Japan. Nihonsan shida shokubutsu hyojun zukan 1: 1-475. Gakken Plus, Tokyo.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [16588], Philippines Cyathea umbrosa K000721566 Unknown type material No
Feb 26, 1959 Elmer, A.D.E. [16588], Philippines Cyathea umbrosa K000646525 Unknown type material Yes
Apr 3, 1980 Cuming, H. [180], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721560 isotype Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Cuming, H. [180], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721561 Unknown type material Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Cuming, H. [1807], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721586 No
Jul 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [6504], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721564 No
Jul 1, 1962 Loher, A. [1101], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721562 Unknown type material Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Edaño, G.E. [79615], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721563 No
Jul 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [17070], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721588 No
Jul 1, 1962 Ramos, M. [39383], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721565 No
Mar 3, 1959 Loher, A. [1161], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721567 Yes
Sinclair, J. [9662], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721559 No
Conklin, H.C. [958], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721585 No
Jacobs, M. [7856], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721584 No
Jacobs, M. [7856], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721583 No
Yasuda, K. [3385], Japan Cyathea lepifera K000501521 No
Conklin, H.C. [945], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721568 No
Sinclair, J. [9662], Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721558 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images