Thelypteris hispidula

(Decaisne) C. F. Reed

Phytologia 17: 283. 1968.

Common names: Hairy maiden fern
Basionym: Aspidium hispidulum Decaisne Nouv. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 3: 346. 1834
Synonyms: Christella hispidula (Fée) Holttum Cyclosorus quadrangularis (Fée) Tardieu-Blot Dryopteris hispidula (Decaisne) Kuntze Dryopteris quadrangularis (Fée) Alston Thelypteris quadrangularis (Fée) Schelpe
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 2.


Ala., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., S.C., Tex., tropical and subtropical, North America, Mexico, West Indies in the Antilles, Central America, South America, Asia, Africa.


Varieties 4 (1 in the flora).

This species and the next are included in Christella subg. Christella by R. E. Holttum (1982).

The relationship between Old World and New World varieties is unstudied.

Selected References


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