Sticherus cunninghamii

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Sticherus cunninghamii


Taxonavigation: Gleicheniales 

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

Familia: Gleicheniaceae
Genus: Sticherus
Species: Sticherus cunninghamii




  • Gleichenia arachnoidea A.Cunn., Colenso, Tasm. Journ. 2: 162 (1844)
  • Gleichenia ciliata Colenso, Tr. New Zeal. Inst. 29: 414 (1897)
  • Gleichenia cunninghamii Heward ex Hook., Sp. Fil. 1: 6, t. 6 B (1844)
  • Gleichenia cunninghamii var. montanum Dobbie, New Zealand Ferns ed. 3: 399 (1931)
  • Sticherus ciliatus (Colenso) Nakai, Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. (Tokyo) 29: 15 (1950)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • Antipodean Is., New Zealand North, New Zealand South
    • Introduced into:
      • New South Wales, Queensland

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Vernacular names


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