Alsophila cunninghamii

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Alsophila cunninghamii


Taxonavigation: Cyatheales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Cyatheales

Familia: Cyatheaceae
Genus: Alsophila
Species: Alsophila cunninghamii



Alsophila cunninghamii (Hook.f.) R.M.Tryon, Contr. Gray Herb. 200: 36 (1970).


  • Basionym
    • Cyathea cunninghamii Hook.f., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 10: t. 985 (1854).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cyathea boylei F.Muell., South. Science Record: 33 (1881).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria.
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • Chatham Islands, New Zealand North, New Zealand South.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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Vernacular names

English: Gully tree fern, Slender tree fern
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