Sphaeropteris cooperi (Hook. ex F.Muell.) R.M.Tryon

First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 24 (1970)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Australia. It is a tree and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland

Introduced into:

Azores, Cape Provinces, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Madeira, Mauritius, New Zealand North, Réunion, Tanzania, Victoria, Western Australia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.

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 cooperi.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 19, 1951 Mueller, F.J.H.von [s.n.], Australia Cyathea cooperi K000061768 Yes
Nov 9, 1950 s.coll. [s.n.], New South Wales Cyathea cooperi K000061767 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • 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 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

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