Blechnopsis orientalis (L.) C.Presl

First published in Abh. Königl. Böhm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5, 6: 117 (1851)
This name is a synonym of Blechnum orientale

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Blechnum orientale.]
  • Chen, C.-W. & al. (2022). An annotated checklist of lycophytes and ferns of the Solomon islands. The Fern Gazette 21: 292-419. [Cited as Blechnum orientale.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2019). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 2: 1-446. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources. [Cited as Blechnum orientale.]
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. [Cited as Blechnum orientale.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these 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 Blechnopsis orientalis.]

Other Data

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