Taxon: Cyathea cooperi (Hook. ex F. Muell.) Domin

Genus: Cyathea
Family: Cyatheaceae
Nomen number: 410494
Place of publication: Pteridophyta 262. 1929
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II: ()
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Ferns Amer Gard)
  • Weed: (fide F Aust)

Distributional Range:


  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

  • Cultivated:

  • Europe

    • : Europe; United States
  • Northern America

    • : Europe; United States


  • CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Harden, G. J., ed. Flora of New South Wales. 1990-1993 (F NSWales)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Mickel, J. T. Ferns for American gardens. 1994 (Ferns Amer Gard)
  • Palmer, D. D. Hawai‘i's ferns and fern allies. 2003 (Ferns Hawaii)
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)
  • Yansura, D. G. & B. J. Hoshizaki 2012. The tree fern Highland Lace is a cultivar of Sphaeropteris cooperi Amer. Fern J. 102:69-77.


Check other web resources for Cyathea cooperi (Hook. ex F. Muell.) Domin :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.