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Smith System: DomainEukaryota • RegnumPlantae • DivisioPteridophyta • ClassisPolypodiopsida • OrdoOsmundales • Familia: Osmundaceae
Wikispecies has an entry on:
Leptopteris, Osmunda, Todea
Note: Circumscription sensu Smith et al. 2006 [1]

Sensu Yatabe et al. (2005[2]) are 4 genera, avaled by phylogeny in Metzgar et al. 2008[3]:

  • Leptopteris
  • Todea
  • Osmundastrum formerly in Osmunda, with its only species, Osmundastrum cinnamomeum.
  • Osmunda
Aphyllocalpa, Leptopteris, Osmunda, Osmundastrum, Plenasium, Todea
Note: list containing potentially synonyms


  1. A. R. Smith, K. M. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, P. Korall, H. Schneider, P. G. Wolf. 2006. "A classification for extant ferns". Taxon 55(3), 705-731 (pdf here)
  2. Yatabe, Y., N. Murakami, y K. Iwatsuki. 2005. Claytosmunda, a new subgenus of Osmunda (Osmundaceae). Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 56: 127-128
  3. Metzgar, J. S., Skog, J. S., Zimmer, E. A., Pryer, K. A.. 2008. The paraphyly of Osmunda is confirmed by phylogenetic analyses of seven plastid loci. Systematic Botany 33 (1): 31-36 (pdf here)


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Media in category "Osmundaceae"

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