Sticherus tener

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Sticherus tener


Taxonavigation: Gleicheniales 

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

Familia: Gleicheniaceae
Genus: Sticherus
Species: Sticherus tener


  • Sticherus tener (R.Br.) Ching, 1940


  • Gleichenia tenera R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 161 (1810)
  • Mertensia tenera (R.Br.) Poir., Encycl. suppl. 3: 670 (1813)
  • Gleichenia flabellata var. tenera (R.Br.) Hook.fil., (1858)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Australasia
    • Regional: New Zealand
      • New Zealand South, Tasmania, Victoria

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: Silky fan fern

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