Sticherus owhyhensis

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Sticherus owhyhensis
Sticherus owhyhensis


Taxonavigation: Gleicheniales 

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

Familia: Gleicheniaceae
Genus: Sticherus
Species: Sticherus owhyhensis



Sticherus owhyhensis (Hook.) Ching, 1940


  • Dicranopteris owhyhensis (Hook.) W.J.Rob., Bull. Torrey Bot. Cl. 39: 241 (1912)
  • Gleichenia hawaiiensis (Brack.) Hillebr., Fl. Haw. 544 (1888)
  • Gleichenia owhyhensis Hook., Sp. 1: 9 (1844)
  • Mertensia hawaiiensis Brack., U. S. Expl. Exp. 16: 295 (1854)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
    • Regional: Northern Central Pacific
      • Hawaii (Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui, Hawaii Isl.)

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



Primary references


Additional references

  • 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

English: Hawaii umbrella fern
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