Leucostegia truncata (D.Don) Fraser-Jenk.

First published in Taxon. Revis. Indian Subcontinental Pteridophytes: 348 (2008)
This name is a synonym of Leucostegia immersa

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Singh, S.K. & al. (2023). Pteridophytes of Meghalaya. A pictorial guide: 1-246. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh. [Cited as Leucostegia immersa.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Chang, C.-S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2021). Checklist of Far East Asian Vascular Flora 1: 1-626. EABCN, Seoul. [Cited as Leucostegia truncata.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & Kandel, D.R. (2020). Ferns and Fern-Allies of Nepal 3: 1-191. Government of Nepal, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Department of Plant Resources. [Cited as Leucostegia truncata.]
  • Fraser-Jenkins, C.R. & al. (2021). An Annotated Checklist of Indian Pteridophytes 3: 1-450. Dehra Dun : BSMPS. [Cited as Leucostegia truncata.]
  • 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 Leucostegia truncata.]
  • Vongthavone, T. & al. (2021). Twelve new records of pteridophytes from Bolaven Plateau, southern Laos. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 49: 182-190. [Cited as Leucostegia truncata.]

Other Data

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