The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Pteridium

The genus Pteridium is in the family Dennstaedtiaceae in the major group Pteridophytes (Ferns and fern allies).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Pteridium

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kuhn Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18 6
Pteridium arachnoideum (Kaulf.) Maxon Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium brownseyi Fraser-Jenk. Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium campestris Schrad. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium capense Krasser Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium caudatum (L.) Maxon Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium ceheginense Joaquin Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium centrali-africanum (Hieron.) Alston Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium esculentum (G. Forst.) Cockayne Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium falcatum Ching ex S.H. Wu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium feei (W. Schaffn. ex Fée) Faull Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium heredia Joaquin Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium lanuginosum Clute Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium lineare Ching ex S.H. Wu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium psittacinum Maxon Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium revolutum (Blume) Nakai Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium semihastatum S.B.Andrews Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium tauricum V.I. Krecz. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Pteridium yarrabense Wakef. Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium yarrabense N.A.Wakef. Unresolved L IPNI
Pteridium yunnanense Ching & S.H. Wu Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18

Statistics

The Plant List includes 36 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Pteridium. Of these 11 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 30 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Pteridium. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 36 species names for the genus Pteridium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 11 30.6%
Synonym 15 41.7%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 27.8%

All names

The status of the 66 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Pteridium recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 17 25.8%
Synonym 39 59.1%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 10 15.2%

The confidence with which the status of the 36 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Pteridium, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 11 15 0 0 26 72.2%
Low confidence 0 0 0 10 10 27.8%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Pteridium is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
IPNI 0 0 0 8 0 8 22.2%
Tropicos 11 15 0 2 0 28 77.8%