African Plant Database

Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw.
Protologue : Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34(5): 250 (1907)
Information on the genus : Dicranopteris
Basionym : Polypodium lineare Burm. f.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Polypodium lineare Burm. f. (1768)
 Gleichenia linearis (Burm. f.) C.B. Clarke (1880)
 Mertensia linearis (Burm. f.) Fritsch (1901)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polypodium dichotomum Thunb. (1784)
=Dicranopteris dichotoma (Thunb.) Bernh. (1805)
=Gleichenia dichotoma (Thunb.) Hook. (1844)
=Gleichenia ferruginea Blume (1828)
=Gleichenia rigida J. Sm. (1841)
=Polypodium pedatum Houtt. (1783)
=Gleichenia hermanni R. Br. (1810)
=Mertensia hermannii (R. Br.) Poir. (1814)
=Dicranopteris hermannii (R. Br.) Nakai (1950)
=Gleichenia lanigera D. Don (1825)
=Mertensia rufinervis Mart. (1834)
=Mertensia lessonii A. Rich. (1834)
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Mascarenes, Asia,
  • Roux, J.P. (2009). Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa and neigthbouring islands. Strelitzia 23: 49
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