The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Polystichum hancockii (Hance) Diels is an accepted name

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

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 26611806) with original publication details: Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 191 1899.

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 hancockii (Hance) Baker Synonym M TRO
Aspidium reductum Baker Synonym M TRO
Polystichum hancockii var. leptopteron (Hayata) Suzuki Synonym L TRO
Polystichum leptopteron Hayata Synonym M TRO
Polystichum longistipes Hayata Synonym M TRO
Polystichum parahancockii Ching Synonym M TRO
Ptilopteris hancockii Hance Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-26611806, and has not been changed.