Genus: Drynaria (Bory) J. Sm.

Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus number: 4007
Last updated: 25-Apr-2019
Accession Count: 4 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Aglaomorpha Schott, nom. rej.

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 proposal 2054
  2. Christenhusz, M. J. M. & H. Schneider. 2012. (2054) Proposal to conserve the name Drynaria against Aglaomorpha (Polypodiaceae). Taxon 61:465-466. Note: although Drynaria is already conserved, it is not against an earlier name (see Vienna ICBN 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, proposing the merge 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 the genus as circumscribed excluding Aglaomorpha and Christiopteris
  6. Smith, A. R. et al. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55:705-711. Note: distinct from Aglaomorpha
  7. Wilson, K. L. 2016. Report of the General Committee: 15. Taxon 65:1150. Note: proposal 2054 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 6 June 2020.