Genus: Lemmaphyllum C. Presl

Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus number: 6628
Last updated: 07-Aug-2019
Accession Count: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: a proposal for rejection (nom. rej.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4) Lepisorus (J. Sm.) Ching, nom. cons. has failed

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Applequist, W. L. 2012. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 64. Taxon 61:1111. Note: proposal to conserve against Belvisia, Drymotaenium & Paragramma recommended, but against Lemmaphyllum & Neocheiropteris not recommended
  2. Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2011. A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19:7-54.
  3. Hovenkamp, P. H. et al. 2011. (2002) Proposal to conserve the name Lepisorus against Belvisia, Lemmaphyllum, Paragramma, Drymotaenium & Neocheiropteris (Pteridophyta,, Polypodiaceae). Taxon 60:591-592.
  4. Kreier, H.-P. et al. 2008. The microsoroid ferns: Inferring the relationships of a highly diverse lineage of Paleotropical epiphytic ferns (Polypodiaceae, Polypodiopsida). Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 48:1155-1167.
  5. 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 3 June 2020.