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030.0000 Family Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.; Schul-Bot. 109 (1831) (Pteroideae)
48 genera, ca. 1350 spp. The family has been split extensively in smaller subgroups, but Smith & al. (2006) and PPG-I argue for keeping them together.
Species listed in database: 1374; hybrids: 54
= Acrostichaceae Mett. ex Frank, Syn. Pflanzenkd. (Leunis) ed. 2, 3: 1458 (1877), nom. rej.
= Actiniopteridaceae Pic.Serm., Webbia 17: 5 (1962)
= Adiantaceae Newman, Hist. br. Ferns 5 (1840) nom. cons. over Parkeriaceae (1825)
= Anopteraceae Doweld, Tent. Syst. Pl. Vasc. 51 (2001)
= Antrophyaceae (Link) Ching, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 16: 11 (1978)
= Antrophyoideae Link, Fil. Sp. 140, 3–10 (1841) (Antrophyaceae)
= Ceratopteridaceae Underw., Our nat. Ferns ed. 6: 65, 78 (1900)
= Cheilanthaceae B.K.Nayar, Taxon 19: 233 (1970)
= Cryptogrammaceae Pic.Serm., Webbia 17: 299 (1963)
= Pteridaceae subfam.Cryptogrammoideae S.Linds., Edinburgh J. Bot. 66(2): 358 (2009)
= Hemionitidaceae Pic.Serm., Webbia 21: 487 (1966)
= Negripteridaceae Pic.Serm., Nuov. Giorn. Bot. Ital. ser. 2, 53: 160 (1946)
= Parkeriaceae Hook., Exot. Fl. 2: t. 147 (1825), nom. rej. in favor of Adiantaceae
= Platyzomataceae Nakai, Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. (Tokyo) 29: 4 (1950)
= Pteridaceae Reichenb., Handb. Nat. Pflanzensyst. 138 (1837)
= Sinopteridaceae Koidz., Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 3: 50 (1934)
= Taenitidaceae (C.Presl) Pic.Serm., Webbia 29: 1 (1974)
= Vittariaceae Ching, Sunyatsenia 5: 232 (1940)
030.4001 Genus Adiantum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1094 (1753)
Distribution: Worldwide, mostly wet areas in mountains, especially Andes. 1 undescribed species in Taiwan to be published 2017 (Knapp, in litt.)
Species listed in database: 232; hybrids: 6
= Hewardia J.Sm., J. Bot. (Hook.) 3: 432 (1841)
= Adiantellum C.Presl, Tent. Pterid. 157 (1836)
= Apotomia Fée, Gen. Fil. 112 (1850-52)
= Mesopleuria T.Moore, Ind. Fil. 36 (1857)

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