Alsophila lepifera

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Alsophila lepifera


Taxonavigation: Cyatheales 

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

Familia: Cyatheaceae
Genus: Alsophila
Species: Alsophila lepifera



Alsophila lepifera J.Sm. ex Hook., 1844


  • Alsophila calocoma Christ
  • Alsophila pustulosa Christ
  • Cyathea calocoma (Christ) Copel.
  • Cyathea lepifera (J. Sm. ex Hook.) Copel.
  • Cyathea pteridioides Copel.
  • Cyathea pustulosa Copel.
  • Cyathea umbrosa Copel.
  • Sphaeropteris lepifera (J. Sm. ex Hook.) R. M. Tryon


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asie
      • China (Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan, Hongkong), Taiwan, Ryukyu Isl., New Guinea, Philippines (Luzon, Panay, Mindoro, Babuyan)

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



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Vernacular names

English: Flying Spider-monkey tree fern -
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