The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Dryopteris expansa (C. Presl) Fraser-Jenk. & Jermy is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Dryopteris (family Dryopteridaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26600148) with original publication details: Brit. Fern Gaz. 11(5): 338 1977.

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
Dryopteris assimilis S. Walker Synonym M TRO
Dryopteris dilatata subsp. americana Hultén Synonym L TRO
Dryopteris manshurica Ching Synonym M TRO
Dryopteris siranensis Nakai Synonym M TRO
Dryopteris spinulosa subsp. assimilis (S. Walker) Schidlay Synonym L TRO
Nephrodium expansum C. Presl 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
Dryopteris expansa var. willeana (Lid) Elven Accepted L TRO 2

The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26600148, and has not been changed.