The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Pteris cretica L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pteris (family Pteridaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26600300) with original publication details: Mant. Pl. 1: 130 1767.

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
Pteris cretica var. cretica Synonym L TRO
Pteris pentaphylla Willd. Synonym M TRO
Pteris serraria Sw. Synonym M TRO
Pteris treacheriana Baker Synonym M TRO
Pteris trifoliata Fée Synonym M TRO
Pycnodoria cretica (L.) Small 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
Pteris cretica var. laeta (Wall. ex Ettingsh.) C. Chr. & Tardieu Accepted L TRO 3
Pteris cretica var. nervosa (Thunb.) Ching & S.H. Wu 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-26600300.

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