African Plant Database

Cyathea capensis (L. f.) Sm.
Protologue : Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. (Turin) 5: 417 (1793)
Information on the genus : Cyathea
Basionym : Polypodium capense L. f.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Alsophila capensis (L. f.) J. Sm. (1842)
 Polypodium capense L. f. (1782)
 Hemitelia capensis (L. f.) Kaulf. (1824)
 Polystichum capense (L. f.) Sm. (1846)
 Cormophyllum capense (L. f.) Newman (1854)
 Amphicosmia capensis (L. f.) Klotzsch (1856)
 Aspidium capense (L. f.) Sw. (1801)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Hemitelia humbertiana C. Chr. (1928)
=*Cyathea humbertiana (C. Chr.) Domin (1930)
=Alsophila humbertiana (C. Chr.) R. M. Tryon (1970)
=*Cyathea humbertiana (C. Chr.) C. Chr. (1931)
=Trichomanes incisum Thunb. (1800)
=Cyathea riparia Willd. (1810)
=Amphicosmia riparia (Willd.) Gardner (1842)
=Trichomanes cormophyllum Kaulf. (1824)
  • Janssen, T. & F. Rakotondrainibe (2008). A revision of the indusiate scaly tree ferns (Cyatheaceae, Cyathea subgen. Alsophila sect. Alsophila) in Madagascar, the Comoros and the Seychelles. Adansonia, sér. 3 30(2): 330
  • Crouch, N.R., R.R. Klopper, J.E. Burrows & S.M. Burrows (2011). Ferns of Southern Africa. A comprehensive Guide Struik Nature, Cape Town.
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