Genus: Aglaomorpha Schott

Synonym of: Drynaria (Bory) J. Sm.

Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus number: 303
Last updated: 25-Apr-2019
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a rejected (nom. rej.), heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) of Drynaria (Bory) J. Sm., nom. cons.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2014. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 66. Taxon 63:1361. Note: insufficient votes to either recommend or reject this proposal
  2. Christenhusz, M. J. M. & H. Schneider. 2012. (2054) Proposal to conserve the name Drynaria against Aglaomorpha (Polypodiaceae). Taxon 61:465-466. Note: Drynaria is a conserved name, but it is not against an earlier heterotypic genus (Vienna ICN Art. 14.5)
  3. Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2011. A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19:7-54.
  4. Janssen, T. & H. Schneider. 2005. Exploring the evolution of humus collecting leaves in drynarioid ferns (Polypodiaceae, Polypodiidae) based on phylogenetic evidence. Pl. Syst. Evol. 252:175-197. Note: provides evidence of the paraphyly of Drynaria, and proposes to merge it with Aglaomorpha
  5. Schneider, H. et al. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the fern genus Christiopteris shed new light onto the classification and biogeography of drynarioid ferns. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157:645-656. Note: provides evidence of the paraphyly of Drynaria if Aglaomorpha and Christiopteris are excluded
  6. Smith, A. R. et al. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55:705-731. Note: accepts
  7. Wilson, K. L. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 15. Taxon 65:1150. Note: proposal recommended

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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 30 May 2020.