The scaly tree ferns (Cyatheaceae-Polypodiopsida) of Brazil

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Anna Weigand; Marcus Lehnert;

ABSTRACT A synopsis of all scaly tree fern species (Cyatheaceae) occurring in Brazil is presented. We recognize 51 species in three genera [Sphaeropteris one species, Alsophila four species (one subspecies, two varieties), and Cyathea 45 species (one variety) ] with 17 ... View more