The scaly tree ferns (Cyatheaceae-Polypodiopsida) of Brazil

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Anna Weigand; Marcus Lehnert; (2016)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Botânica do Brasil
  • Journal: Acta Botânica Brasílica (issn: 1677-941X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/0102-33062016abb0065, doi: 10.5167/uzh-124857
  • Subject: Alsophila | synoptical key | Department of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany | Cyatheaceae | 580 Plants (Botany) | Zurich-Basel Plant Science Center | pteridophytes | Botany | QK1-989 | Cyathea | Sphaeropteris | systematics

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
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