Family  Thelypteridaceae Pic. Serm.

Family number: 1287    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 6
Type genus: Thelypteris Schmidel
Comments: fern family

Complete list of genera


  1. Almeida, T. E. et al. 2016. Towards a phylogenetic generic classification of Thelypteridaceae: Additional sampling suggests alterations of neotropical taxa and further study of paleotropical genera. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 94:688-700. Note: it proposes recognition of 16 genera
  2. Smith, A. R. et al. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55:705-731.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 5 July 2020.