The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Sphaerostephanos unitus (L.) Holttum is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Sphaerostephanos (family Thelypteridaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26610181) with original publication details: J. S. African Bot. 40(2): 165–166 1974.

⥇ A cross-taxon basionym link was ignored while processing this record, see Polypodium unitum L. .

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
Aspidium cucullatum Blume Synonym M TRO
Cyclosorus unitus (L.) Ching Synonym M TRO
Dryopteris unita (L.) Kuntze Synonym M TRO
Nephrodium cucullatum (Blume) Baker Synonym M TRO
Nephrodium insculptum Desv. Synonym M TRO
Nephrodium leuconeuron Fée Synonym M TRO
Thelypteris unita C.V. Morton Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26610181.

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