Diplazium forrestii (Ching ex Z.R.Wang) Fraser-Jenk.

First published in Taxon. Revis. Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes: 256 (2008)
This name is a synonym of Diplazium tibeticum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • 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 Diplazium tibeticum.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2018). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 2: 1-573. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Diplazium tibeticum.]
  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. [Cited as Diplazium tibeticum.]

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 Diplazium forrestii.]

Other Data

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