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

Classification

Kew's Tree of Life Explorer

Discover the flowering plant tree of life and the genomic data used to build it.

View the Tree of Life
PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul.
  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes I. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(1): 1-448. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.

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.
  • Hsu, T.C., Chen, C.W., Knapp, R. & Hung, H.C. (2019). Ferns and Lycophytes I. The illustrated flora of Taiwan. Tai wan yuan sheng zhi wu quan tu jian 8(1): 1-448. Tai bei shi : Mao tou ying chu ban : Jia ting chuan mei cheng bang fen gong si fa xing.

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 K000646525 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [16588] Philippines Cyathea umbrosa K000721566 Type No
Apr 3, 1980 Cuming, H. [180] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721560 Isotype Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Edaño, G.E. [79615] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721563 No
Jul 1, 1962 Elmer, A.D.E. [6504] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721564 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
Jul 1, 1962 Loher, A. [1101] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721562 Type Yes
Jul 1, 1962 Cuming, H. [1807] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721586 No
Jul 1, 1962 Cuming, H. [180] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721561 Type Yes
Mar 3, 1959 Loher, A. [1161] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721567 Unknown Type Material Yes
Yasuda, K. [3385] Japan Cyathea lepifera K000501521 No
Conklin, H.C.; Buwaya [945] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721568 No
Jacobs, M. [7856] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721584 No
Conklin, H.C.; Buwaya [958] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721585 No
Jacobs, M. [7856] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721583 No
Sinclair, J.; Edaño, G.E. [9662] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721558 No
Sinclair, J.; Edaño, G.E. [9662] Philippines Cyathea lepifera K000721559 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • 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/
    • © Copyright 2023 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