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M Dicranopteris linearis (Burm. f.) Underw. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dicranopteris (family Gleicheniaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26600130) with original publication details: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 34(5): 250 1907.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Dicranopteris dichotoma (Thunb.) Bernh. Synonym M TRO
Dicranopteris linearis var. linearis Synonym L TRO
Gleichenia ferruginea Blume Synonym M TRO
Gleichenia hermanni R. Br. Synonym M TRO
Gleichenia lanigera D. Don Synonym M TRO
Gleichenia linearis (Burm. f.) C.B. Clarke Synonym M TRO
Gleichenia rigida J. Sm. Synonym M TRO
Mertensia lessonii A. Rich. Synonym M TRO
Mertensia linearis (Burm. f.) Fritsch Synonym M TRO
Mertensia rufinervis Mart. Synonym M TRO
Platyzoma ferrugineum Desv. Synonym M TRO
Platyzoma latum Desv. Synonym M TRO
Polypodium lineare Burm. f. Synonym M TRO
Polypodium pedatum Houtt. Synonym M TRO
Pteris platylata Christenh. Synonym M TRO

Infraspecific taxa:

This species contains the following infraspecific taxa*.

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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Synonyms
Dicranopteris linearis var. alternans (Mett.) Holttum Accepted L TRO 1

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26600130.

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