Alsophila leichhardtiana

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Alsophila leichhardtiana


Taxonavigation: Cyatheales 

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

Familia: Cyatheaceae
Genus: Alsophila
Species: Alsophila leichhardtiana



Alsophila leichhardtiana F.Muell., Fragm. (Mueller) 5(33): 53 (1865).


  • Alsophila macarthurii Hook.
  • Alsophila moorei J. Sm.
  • Cyathea leichhardtiana (F. Muell.) Copel.
  • Hemitelia australis C. Presl
  • Sphaeropteris australis (C. Presl) R. M. Tryon


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: Australia
      • Australia (EC-Queensland, E-Victoria)

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Prickly tree fern
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