Taxon profile


shoestring fern
Vittaria Sm.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Pteridaceae »  subfamily Vittarioideae

Scientific synonyms

Taeniopsis J. Sm.
Taeniopteris Hook.

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Vittaria appalachiana Farrar & Mickel - Appalachian Shoestring Fern
species Vittaria bradeorum Rosenst.
species Vittaria costata Kunze - Redscale Shoestring Fern
species Vittaria dimorpha Müll. Berol.
species Vittaria flavicosta Mickel et Beitel
species Vittaria graminifolia Kaulf. - Grass Fern
species Vittaria lineata (L.) Sm. - Shoestring Fern
species Vittaria longipes Sodiro
species Vittaria reekmansii Pichi-Serm.
species Vittaria remota Fée - Purplestem Shoestring Fern
species Vittaria scabrida Klotzsch ex Fée

Links and literature

EN Novikoff A., Barabasz-Krasny B. (2015): System of Embryophytes [], Plant Systematics: 23-63. Liga-Pres [as Vittaria Sm.]
Data retrieved on: 4 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Vittaria Sm.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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