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Taxa List

This is a compendium of all the ferns from the various garden lists submitted by members. It includes ferns that have been grown in the past but not appear in any current lists. As far as possible the most recent accepted name is used; however, the names used in individual fern lists may not always be consistent. See Synonyms column if in doubt.

GenusSpeciesSub speciesVarietyGroupCultivarCommon NameSynonymsNotes
ActiniopterisradiataRay Fern
AdiantumaethiopicumCommon Maidenhair [Australia]
AdiantumaleuticumAleutian Maidenhair Fern
Adiantumaleuticum"Imbricatum"
Adiantumaleuticum"Japonicum"
Adiantumaleuticum"Laciniatum"
Adiantumaleuticum"Subpumilum"
Adiantumaleuticum"Tasselatum"
Adiantumcapillus-junonis
Adiantumcapillus-venerisMaidenhair Fern, True Maidenhair
Adiantumcapillus-veneris"Cornubiense"
Adiantumcapillus-veneris"Daphnites"
Adiantumcaudatum
Adiantumchilense
Adiantumcunninghamii2 clones - see Tim Pyner's list
Adiantumdavidii
Adiantumedgeworthii
Adiantumfimbriatum
AdiantumformosumDwarf form
AdiantumglanduliferumA. chilense var. hirsutum
AdiantumhispidulumRosy Maidenhair, Rough Maidenhair
AdiantumjordaniiCalifornia Maidenhair Fern
Adiantumx mairisiiMairis's Hybrid Maidenhair Fern
Adiantummonochlamys
Adiantumpedatum
Adiantumpedatum"Miss Sharples"
AdiantumpedatumPatrick Creek Form
Adiantumpedatum"Roseum"
Adiantumpoiretiipoiretii
Adiantumpolyphyllum
Adiantumraddianum
Adiantumraddianum"Fimbriatum"
Adiantumraddianum"Fragrans"In hort. as A fragrans
Adiantumraddianum"Fritz Luth"A. raddianum "Fritz Luthi," A. r. "Fritz-Luthi", A. r. "Fritz Luthii"
Adiantumraddianum"Gracillimum"
Adiantumraddianum"Lady Geneva"
Adiantumraddianum"Lisa"
Adiantumraddianum"Micropinnulum"
Adiantumraddianum"Variegated Tasselate"
Adiantumroborowskiitaiwanianum
Adiantumreniforme
Adiantumx tracyiA. jordanii x A. pedatum
AdiantumvenustumHimalayan Maidenhair Fern
AglaomorphacoronansSnake Leaf
Aglaomorphamayeniana
x AglaonariarobertsiiAglaomorpha coronans x Drynaria rigida
AleuritopterisargenteaSilver Cloak FernCheilanthes argentea
Alsophilapolystichoides
AmpelopterisproliferaCyclosorus prolifer
AnemiatomentosaHairy Flowering Fern
AnogrammaleptophyllaAnnual Fern, Jersey Fern
Antrophyumboryanum
Arachniodesaristata
Arachniodesdavalliaeformis
Arachniodesdenticulata
Arachniodesdavalliaeformis
ArachniodesmaximowicziiDryopteris maximowiczii
ArachniodesmiquelianaLeptorumohra miqueliana
Arachniodesrhomboidea
ArachniodessimpliciorEast Indian Holly Fern
Arachniodessimpliciormajor
ArachniodessimpliciorvariegataEast Indian Holly FernA. simplicior, A. simplicior "Variegata", A. aristata "Variegata", A. aristata var. variegata
ArachniodesstandishiiUpside-down Fern
Arachniodeswebbianasubspecies unlisted
Arachniodeswebbianawebbiana
AraiostegiellaperdurensAraiostegia perdurens , Araiostegia parvipinnula , Davallia perdurens . Araiostegia parvinnata of hort. appears to be a spelling error.More than one form in cultivation see Tim Pyner's list
ArgyrochosmafendleriCheilanthes fendleri , Notholaena fendleri
Arthtopterisorientalis
Aspidotiscarlotta-halliaeTufted Lace FernCheilanthes carlotta-halliae
AspidotisdensaCheilanthes siliquosa , Cryptogramma densa , Pellaea densa
Aspleniumadiantum-nigrumBlack Spleenwort
Aspleniumadiantum-nigrumsilesiacumBlack Spleenwort, Serpentine formAsplenium adiantum-nigrum ssp. corrunense
AspleniumadulterinumLadder Spleenwort, Adulterated Spleenwort, Corrupt Spleenwort
Aspleniumx alternifoliumAlternate-leaved SpleenwortA. septentrionale x A. trichomanes subsp. trichomanes
AspleniumantiquumJapanese Bird's Nest Fern
Aspleniumappendiculatum
AspleniumauklandicumA. scleropium
AspleniumaureumCeterach aurea
AspleniumaustralasicumBird's Nest Fern
Asplenium"Austral Gem"A. difforme x A. dimorphum
Aspleniumbalearicum
Aspleniumboltonii
Aspleniumbulbiferum
AspleniumceterachRustyback FernCeterach officinarum
Aspleniumceterach"Crenatum"
Aspleniumceterach"Cristatum"
Aspleniumceterachdiploid form
Aspleniumcuneifolium
Aspleniumcuneifolium
AspleniumdalhousiaeCountess Dalhousie's spleenwortCeterach dalhousiae
Aspleniumdareoides
Aspleniumdaucifoliumdaucifolium
Aspleniumdaucifoliumlineatum
Aspleniumdaucifoliumviviparum
Aspleniumflabellifolium
Aspleniumflaccidum
Aspleniumfontanum
Aspleniumforeziense
Aspleniumfriesiorum
Aspleniumgracillimum
AspleniumhallbergiiHallberg's Spleenwort
Aspleniumhemionitis
Aspleniumhybridum
Aspleniumincisum
Aspleniumjahandiezii
Aspleniumkobayashix Asplenosorus kobayashi
Aspleniumlepidum
Aspleniumx lucrosumAsplenium bulbiferum of cultivation
AspleniumlyaliiLyall's Spleenwort
Asplenium"Maori Princess"A bulbiferum x A. oblongifolium
AspleniummarinumSea Spleenwort
Aspleniummarinum"Cristatum"
Asplenium"New Zealand Princess"A bulbiferum x A lamprophyllum  ?
Aspleniumnidus
Aspleniumnidus"Crispy Wave"
Aspleniumnidus"Emperor"
Aspleniumnudum
Aspleniumoblongifolium
AspleniumobovatumlanceolatumLanceolate SpleenwortA. lanceolatum , A. billotii
Aspleniumoctoploideum
AspleniumobtusatumShore Spleenwort
AspleniumonopterisAcute-leaved Spleenwort
Aspleniumpetrarchae
Aspleniumphyllitidis
AspleniumpinnatifidumLobed SpleenwortAsplenosorus pinnatifidus
AspleniumplatyneuronEbony Spleenwort
Aspleniumpolyodon
Aspleniumprotensum
AspleniumrhizophyllumWalking Fern, American Walking FernCamptosaurus rhizophyllus
Aspleniumruta-murariaWall Rue
AspleniumscolopendriumHart's Tongue FernPhyllitis scolopendrium , Scolopendrium vulgare
Aspleniumscolopendriumantri-jovis
Aspleniumscolopendriumamericanum
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Angustata"Possibly the same as "Angustifolium"?
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Angustifolium"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Applecourt"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Conglomeratum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Conjugendum"name/identity uncertain
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Corkscrew"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Cornutum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Cornutum Abruptum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group"Bolton's Variegated"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group"Crispum Bolton's Nobile"A. s. "Bolton's Nobile"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group"Crispum Fimbriatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group"Crispum Zeal's Dwarf"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum groupDwarf form
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum group"Golden Queen"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Cristatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Fimbriatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Fimbriatum Bolton"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Moly"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Robinson"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Crispum Speciosum Moly"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Drummondiae"
AspleniumscolopendriumCrispum Cristatum group"Kaye's Superb"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Crispum Marginatum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Crispum Ramosum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCristatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumCristatum group"Capitatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCristatum group"Coronatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumCristatum group"Cristatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumFimbriatum group
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Fimbriatum Cristatum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Kaye's Lacerated"A. s. "Laceratum Kaye"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Laceratum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Lobatum Variegatum"
AspleniumscolopendriumMarginatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumMarginatum group"Marginatum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Marginatum Suprasoriferum"
AspleniumscolopendriumMuricatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumMuricatum group"Staghorn"2 forms - see Julian Reed's list
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Neta Statan's Favourite"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Peraferens"
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-cristatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-cristatum group"Ramo-cristatum (irregulare)"
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-marginatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-marginatum group"Cervi-cornu"
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-marginatum group"Keratoides"
AspleniumscolopendriumRamo-marginatum group"Ramo-marginatum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Ramosum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Reniforme"
AspleniumscolopendriumSagittato-cristatum group
AspleniumscolopendriumSagittato-cristatum group"Sagittato-cristatum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Sagittato-projectum"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Sagittato-projectum Sclater"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Sagittatum"Is this the same as "Sagittifolium"?
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Sagittifolium"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Spirale"
AspleniumscolopendriumUndulatum groupun-named "Snake form"
Aspleniumscolopendrium"Variegatum"
Aspleniumseelosii
Aspleniumseptentrionale
Aspleniumsimplicifrons
Aspleniumx staufferiA. trichomanes ssp. pachyrachis ( A. csikii ) x A. trichomanes ssp. quadrivalens
Aspleniumx staufferi"Biblins"
AspleniumtrichomanesMaidenhair Spleenwort
AspleniumtrichomanespachyrachisA. csikii
Aspleniumtrichomanespachyrachis"Trogyense"A. csikii "Trogyense"
Aspleniumtrichomanespachyrachis"Velum"A. csikii "Velum"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensCommon Maidenhair Spleenwort
Aspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalens"Bipinnatum"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensCristatum Group
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensCristatum Group"Cristatum"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensIncisum group
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensIncisum group"Greenfield"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensIncisum group"Incisum"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensIncisum group"Incisum Moule"
AspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalensIncisum group"Stuart Williams"
Aspleniumtrichomanesquadrivalens"Ramo-cristatum"A. t. q. "Ramosum" ?
AspleniumtrichomanestrichomanesDelicate Maidenhair Spleenwort
AspleniumvirideGreen Spleenwort
Aspleniumviride"Ramosum"
AstrolepisbeiteliiBeitel's Cloak FernCheilanthes beitelii
AstrolepissinuataWavy Cloak FernCheilanthes sinuata , Notholaena sinuata
Athyrium"Branford Beauty"Athyrium niponicum "Pictum x A. filix-femina var. angustum
AthyriumdistentifoliumAlpine Lady Fern
AthyriumdistentifoliumamericanumAmerican Alpine Lady FernAthyrium alpestre var. americanum
AthyriumdistentifoliumflexileNewman's Lady Fern, Flexile lady FernAthyrium flexile
Athyriumdistentifoliumflexile"Laciniatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaLady Fern
Athyriumfilix-femina"Acrocladon"
Athyriumfilix-feminaCapitatum group
Athyriumfilix-femina"Clarissima"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Clarissima" aposporous form
Athyriumfilix-femina"Clarissima Bevis Superbum"name uncertain
Athyriumfilix-femina"Clarissima Bolton"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Clarissima Jones"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Congestum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Congestum Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Congestum Minus"
Athyriumfilix-feminaCorymbiferum group"Corymbiferum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaCristatum group
Athyriumfilix-feminaCristatum group"Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaCristatum group"Cristatum Densum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaCruciatum group
Athyriumfilix-femina"Dre's Dagger"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Edelsteinii"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Fieldiae"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Frizelliae"Tatting Fern
Athyriumfilix-femina"Frizelliae Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Frizelliae Multifidum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Frizelliae Ramosum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Gemmatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaGrandiceps group
Athyriumfilix-feminaGrandiceps group"Grandiceps"
Athyriumfilix-feminaGrandiceps group"Kaye's Crisp"A. f-f "Crispum Grandiceps Kaye"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Kalothrix"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Longipinnulum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Medio-deficiens"A. f-f "Abasipinnulum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Minutissimum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Nudicaule Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPercristatum group
Athyriumfilix-feminaPercristatum group"Percristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Plumoso-cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Drueryi"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Philip Coke"A. f-f "Plumosum Cristatum Coke"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Axminster"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Axminster" x "Penny"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Barnes"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Cristatum"Is this the same as "Plumoso-cristatum"?
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Divaricatum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Drueryi"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Elegans Parsons"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Penny"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Superbum Dissectum Druery"
Athyriumfilix-feminaPlumosum group"Plumosum Superbum Druery"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Plumosoum Percristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Reflexum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Revolvens"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Rotsteel"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Setigerum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Setigerum Congestum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Setigerum Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Setigerum Victoriae"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Unco-glomeratum"
Athyriumfilix-feminaun-named compact form
Athyriumfilix-femina"Vernoniae"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Vernoniae Cristatum"
Athyriumfilix-femina"Victoriae"
Athyriumfilix-feminaangustumNorthern Lady FernA. angustum , A. filix-femina subsp. angustum , A. filix-femina var. michauxii
Athyriumfilix-feminaangustum"Lady in Red"Red-stiped form of the Northern Lady Fern, sometimes called forma rubellum
Athyriumfilix-feminaasplenoidesSouthern Lady FernA. asplenoides , A. filix-femina subsp. asplenoides
Athyriumfilix-feminacyclosorumNorthwestern Lady FernA. filix-femina subsp. cyclosorum
Athyriumniponicum
Athyriumniponicum"Applecourt"
Athyriumniponicum"Burgundy Lace"
AthyriumniponicumpictumJapanese Painted FernA. niponicum "Pictum"
Athyriumniponicumpictum"Cristatoflabellatum"
Athyriumniponicum"Red Beauty"
Athyriumniponicum"Pewter Lace"
Athyriumniponicum"Silver Falls"
Athyriumniponicum"Ursula's Red"
Athyriumniponicum"Wildwood Twist"
Athyriumoppositipinnum
AthyriumotophorumEared Lady Fern
Athyriumotophorum"Okanum"
Athyriumpalustre
Athyriumpalustre"Serigawa"
Athyriumproliferum
AthyriumpycnocarponGlade Fern, Narrow-leaved spleenwortDiplazium pycnocarpon
Athyriumreflexipinnum
Athyriumspinulosum
AthyriumsubtriangulareA. spinulosum var. subtriangulare
Athyriumthelypteroides
Athyriumvidalii
Athyriumx "Branford Beauty"A. niponicum var. pictum x A. filix-femina var. asplenoides  ?
Athyriumx "Branford Rambler"A. niponicum var. Pictum x A. filix-femina var. angustum  ?
Athyriumx "Ghost"
Athyriumx "Oceans Fury"A. niponicum var. Pictum x A. filix-femina "Congestum Cristatum"
AzollafiliculoidesWater Fern
BelvisiamucronataNeedle Fern, Tail Fern
Blechnumambiguum
BlechnumappendiculatumHammock Fern
Blechnumattenuatum
Blechnumaustraleaustrale
BlechnumaustraleauriculatumB. auriculatum
Blechnumblechnoides
Blechnumbrasiliense
Blechnumbuchtienii
BlechnumcartilagineumGristle Fern, Soft Water Fern
BlechnumchambersiiLance Water Fern, Nini, Rereti
BlechnumchilenseChilean Hard Fern
BlechnumcolensoiColenso's Hard Fern, Peretao, Petako
BlechnumdiscolorCrown Fern, Kiokio
Blechnumfalciforme
BlechnumfiliformeThread Fern, Panoko
BlechnumfluviatileRay Water Fern, Kiwikiwi
BlechnumfraseriMaukurangi
Blechnumgibbum
Blechnumgibbum"Silver Lady"
Blechnumgiganteum
Blechnumgregsonii
BlechnumhastatumTwo clones - see Tim Pyner's list
Blechnumlongicauda
BlechnummagellanicumTwo clones - see Tim Pyner's list
BlechnummicrophyllumB. penna-marina subsp. microphyllum
BlechnumminusSoft Water Fern
Blechnumminus x wattsii
Blechnummochaenummochaenum
Blechnummochaenumfernandezianum
BlechnummontanumMountain KiokioB. capense , Blechnum sp. #2
Blechnumniponicum
Blechnumnovae-zelandiaePalm-leaf FernB. capense , Blechnum sp. #1
BlechnumnudumFishbone Water Fern
BlechnumoccidentaleHammock Fern
Blechnumpenna-marinaalpinum
Blechnumpenna-marinaalpinum"Cristatum"
Blechnumpenna-marinapenna-marina
Blechnumpenna-marinapenna-marina"Cristatum"
Blechnumprocerum
Blechnumpunctulatumpunctulatum
BlechnumspicantHard Fern
Blechnumspicant"Cristatum"
Blechnumspicant"Rickard's Serrate"
Blechnumspicantunnamed dwarf inmbricate form
Blechnumtabulare
Blechnumvulcanicum
BlechnumwattsiiHard Water Fern
Bolbitisheteroclita
Bolbitissubcordata
Braineainsignis
CampyloneurumangustifoliumNarrow Strap Fern
CheilanthesargenteaSilver Cloak FernAleuritopteris argentea
CheilantheslanosaHairy Lip Fern
CheilanthesmyriophyllumBeaded Lip Fern
CheilanthessieberiC. humilis
CheilanthestomentosaWoolly Lip Fern
CheilanthesviridismacrophyllaPellaea viridis var. macrophylla
CheilantheswoottoniiBearded Lip Fern
ChristelladentataCyclosorus dentatus
Coniogrammeemeiensis
Coniogrammeintermedia
Coniogrammejaponica
Coniogrammejaponica"Flavomaculatum"
Cornopterisbanajaoensis
Cornopteriscrenulatoserrulatasome plants sold commercially as Diplazium sibiricum were this taxon
CryptogrammacrispaParsley Fern
Ctenitissubglandulosa
Ctenitissp.from Reunion
Culcitamacrocarpa
CyatheaaustralisRough Tree Fern
CyatheabrowniiNorfolk Island Tree Fern
CyatheacooperiLacy Tree Fern, Australian Tree Fern
CyatheamedullarisBlack Tree Fern, Mamaku
Cyathea" tomentosissima "now thought to be cultivar of C. cooperi, so should probably revert to original cultivar name "Highland Lace"
Cyclosorusdentatus
Cyrtomiumcaryotideum
Cyrtomiumcaryotideum x falcatum
CyrtomiumfalcatumJapanese Holly Fern
CyrtomiumfortuneiFortune's Holly Fern
Cyrtomiumfortuneiclivicola
Cyrtomiumfortuneiintermedium
Cyrtomiumlonchitoides
Cyrtomiummacrophyllummacrophyllum
CyrtomiumtukusicolaC. macrophyllum var tukusicola
CystopterisalpinaAlpine Bladder FernC. regia
CystopterisbulbiferaBulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Fern
CystopterisdiaphanaDiaphanous Bladder Fern
CystopterisdickieanaDickie's Bladder FernC. fragilis subsp. dickieana
CystopterisfragilisBrittle Bladder Fern
CystopterisfragilisBrittle Bladder FernHimalayan form
Cystopterisfragilisapiiformis
Cystopterismontana
Cystopterismoupinensissome doubt over the identity of material in cultivation - may be C. sudetica .
Cystopteristennesseensis
Davalliacanariensis
Davalliafejeensis
DavalliagriffithianaWhite Rabbit's Foot FernDavallia tyermannii , Humata tyermanniiNB: Hoshizaki + Moran separate trichomanoides , mariesii var mariesii and mariesii var stenolepis .
Davalliapentaphylla
Davalliapyxidata
Davalliatasmanii
DavalliatrichomanoidesHare's Foot Fern, Squirrel's Foot Fern, Black Rabbit's Foot FernDavallia mariesii , Davallia stenolepis (?) and othersNB several forms of this taxon which need to be sorted out. Hoshizaki + Moran separate griffithiana and tyermannii .
DavalliatrichomanoidesHare's Foot Fern, Squirrel's Foot Fern, Black Rabbit's Foot Ferntrue form
DavallodespulchraAraiostegia pulchra
Dennstaedtiadavallioides
Depariaacrostichoides
Depariaconilii
Depariajaponica
Depariapetersenii
Depariapseudoconilii
Depariapycnosora
DicksoniaantarcticaSoft Tree Fern
DicksoniafibrosaWheki Ponga
Dicksoniasellowiana
DicksoniasquarrosaRough Tree Fern, Wheki
DicksoniayoungiiUsually listed as D. youngiae but youngii appears to be correct form.
DidymochlaenatruncatulaMahogany Fern
Diplaziumaustrale
Diplaziumcaudatum
Diplaziumhachijoense
DiplaziumpycnocarponHomalosorus pycnocarpos , Athyrium pycnocarpon
Diplaziumsibiricum
Diplaziumwichurae
DoodiaasperaPrickly Rasp Fern, Hacksaw Fern
DoodiaaustralisRasp Fern, Pukupuku
DoodiacaudataSmall Rasp Fern
DoodiamediaRasp Fern, Hacksaw FernDoodia media subsp. australis
Doodiamollis
Doodiasquarrosa
Doryopterispilosagenerally sold as D. cordata
Drynariarigidula
Drynariasinica
DryopterisaemulaHay-scented Buckler Fern
Dryopterisaffinis groupUsed when species not determined
DryopterisaffinisGolden Male Fern, Golden-scaled Male Fern, Western Scaly Male FernDryopteris affinis subsp. affinis
Dryopterisaffinisazorica
Dryopterisaffinisforma convexa
Dryopterisaffinis"Congesta"
Dryopterisaffinis"Crispa Gracilis"
Dryopterisaffinis"Crispa Gracilis Congesta"
Dryopterisaffinis"Cristata""The King"; King of the Male ferns
Dryopterisaffinis"Crispa Angustata"Name uncertain - see Adrian Dyer's list
Dryopterisaffinis"Cristata Angustata"
Dryopterisaffinis"Cristata Grandiceps"
Dryopterisaffinis"Grandiceps
Dryopterisaffinis"Grandiceps Askew"
Dryopterisaffinis"Henwood"Possibly a form of D. borreri
Dryopterisaffinis"Pinderi"
DryopterisaffinisPolydactyla Group"Polydactyla Dadds"
Dryopterisaffinis"Polydactyla Mapplebeck"
Dryopterisaffinis"Undulata Robusta"
Dryopterisaffiniskerryensis
Dryopterisaffinispaleaceolobata
Dryopterisaitoniana
Dryopterisardechensis
Dryopterisx australisD. celsa x D. ludoviciana
Dryopterisbissetianasyn: D. varia var. setosa
Dryopterisblanfordii
DryopterisborreriBorrer's Scaly Male Fern
Dryopterisborreriforma athyrifolium
Dryopterisborreri"Revolvens"syn: D. affinis "Revolvens"
Dryopterisborrerirobusta
DryopteriscambrensisNarrow Scaly Male Fern
Dryopteriscambrensisdistans
Dryopteriscambrensisinsubrica
Dryopteriscambrensispseudocomplexa
DryopteriscarthusianaNarrow Buckler Fern
Dryopteriscaucasica
DryopteriscelsaLog Fern
DryopterischampioniiChampion's Wood Fern
DryopterisclintonianaClinton's Wood Fern
Dryopterisx complexaD. affinis subsp. affinis x D. filix-mas
Dryopterisx complexa"Stableri"
Dryopterisx complexa"Stableri (crisped)"
Dryopterisx complexanothosubsp. eschelmuelleriD. affinis subsp. punctata x D. filix-mas
Dryopterisx complexanothosubsp. hibernicaD. affinis subsp. kerryensis x D. filix-mas
Dryopterisconjugata
Dryopterisx convolutanothosubsp. convolutaD. x complexa nothosubsp. convolutaD. cambrensis subsp. insubrica x D. filix-mas
Dryopterisx convolutanothosubsp. occidentalisD. x complexa nothosubsp. convolutaD. cambrensis subsp. cambrensis x D. filix-mas
Dryopteriscorleyi
DryopteriscrassirhizomaThick-stemmed Wood FernD. buschiana
Dryopteriscrispifolia
DryopteriscristataCrested Buckler Fern
Dryopterisx criticaD. x complexa nothosubsp. criticaD. borreri x D. filix-mas
DryopteriscycadinaShaggy Shield Fern
DryopteriscystolepidotaDryopteris niponensis
Dryopterisx deweveri
Dryopterisdickinsii
DryopterisdilatataBroad Buckler Fern
Dryopterisdilatata"Crispa Whiteside"
Dryopterisdilatata"Cristata"
Dryopterisdilatata"Grandiceps"
Dryopterisdilatata"Jimmy Dyce"
Dryopterisdilatata"Lepidota"
Dryopterisdilatata"Lepidota Cristata"
Dryopterisdilatataplumose form
Dryopterisdilatata"Recurvata"
DryopteriserythrosoraAutumn Fern
Dryopteriserythrosora"Brilliance"
DryopteriserythrosoraprolificaD. koidzumiana
DryopterisexpansaAlpine Buckler Fern
Dryopterisfilix-masMale Fern
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Barnesii"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Bollandiae"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Clowesii"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Crispa Cristata"
Dryopterisfilix-masCristata group
Dryopterisfilix-masCristata group"Cristata Jackson"
Dryopterisfilix-masCristata group"Cristata Martindale"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Euxinensis"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Grandiceps Wills"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Linearis"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Linearis Congesta"
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Linearis Crispa"Is this the same as "Linearis Congesta"?
Dryopterisfilix-mas"Linearis Polydactyla"
Dryopterisfilix-masPolydactyla Group
Dryopterisformosana
Dryopterisfragrans
Dryopterisfuscipes
DryopterisgambleiD. darjeelingensis
DryopterisgoldianaGoldie's Fernnb: correct spelling goldiana or goldieana not certain
Dryopterishondoensis
Dryopterisindusiata
Dryopterisintermedia
Dryopterisintermediaazorica
Dryopterisintermediamaderensis
Dryopterisjuxtaposita
Dryopteriskuratae
DryopterislabordeiGolden Mist Wood Fernnb. name probably mis-applied. The plant in commercial trade is probably a form of D. varia
Dryopterislacera
Dryopterislepidopoda
Dryopterisludoviciana
Dryopterisludovicianacrested form
Dryopterismaderensis
Dryopterismarginalis
DryopterismindshelkensisLimestone Buckler Fern, Rigid Buckler FernD. submontana
Dryopterismunchii
Dryopterisnamegatae
DryopterisneorosthorniiD. wallichiana subsp. nepalense  ?
Dryopterisodontoloma
Dryopterisoligodonta
DryopterisoreadesDwarf Male Fern, Mountain Male Fern
Dryopterisoreades"Cristata"
Dryopterispacifica
Dryopterisx picoensisD. affinis x D. azorica
Dryopterispolylepis
DryopterispseudodisjunctaD. affinis subsp. pseudodisjuncta ; D. borreri var. pseudodisjuncta
Dryopterispseudofilix-masMexican Wood Fern, Mexican Male Fern
DryopterispulcherrimaD. xantholemas
Dryopterispycnopteroides
Dryopterisredactopinnata
Dryopterisremota
Dryopterisx sarvelaeD. carthusiana x D. expansa
DryopterisschorapanensisD. affinis subsp. persica
Dryopterisscottii
Dryopterisseperabilis
DryopterissichotensisD. coreanomontana
Dryopterissieboldii
Dryopterissordidipes
Dryopterisstenolepis
Dryopterisstewartii
Dryopterissublacera
Dryopteristokyoensis
Dryopterisuniformis
Dryopterisformosana
Dryopterisvaria
Dryopterisvillarii
Dryopteriswallichiana
EquisetumarvenseField Horsetail
Equisetumx bowmanniiE. sylvaticum x E. telmateia
Equisetumx dyceiE. fluviatile x E. palustre
Equisetumx font-queriE. palustre x E. telmateia
EquisetumfluviatileWater Horsetail
EquisetumhyemaleDutch Rush, Scouring Rush
Equisetumhyemale"Bandit"
Equisetumhyemaleaffine
Equisetumhyemalejaponicum
Equisetumx litoraleE.arvense x E. fluviatile
Equisetumx meridionaleE. ramosissimum x E. variegatum
Equisetumx mildeanumE. pratense x E. sylvaticum
EquisetumpratenseShade Horsetail
EquisetumramosissimumBoston Horsetail
Equisetumx rothmaleriE.arvense x E.palustre
Equisetumscirpoides
EquisetumsylvaticumWood Horsetail
EquisetumtelmateiaGreat Horsetail
Equisetumx trachyodonE. hyemale x E. variegatum
EquisetumvariegatumVariegated Horsetail
Equisetumx wilmottiiE. fluviatile x E. telmateia
Goniophlebiumsubauriculatum
GymnocarpiumdryopterisOak Fern
Gymnocarpiumdryopteris"Plumosum"
Gymnocarpiumfedtschenkoanum
Gymnocarpiumoyamense
Gymnocarpiumremotepinnatum
GymnocarpiumrobertianumLimestone Polypody, Limestone Oak Fern
HistiopterisincisaWater Fern, Bat Wing Fern
HuperziaphlegmariaCommon Tassel Fern, Coarse Tassel Fern
HuperziaselagoFir Clubmoss
Huperziasp.Unknown species from Philippines, possibly H. toppingii
HymenophyllumtunbrigenseTunbridge Filmy Fern
HymenophyllumwilsoniiWilson's Filmy Fern
Hymenophyllumwrightii
Hypolepisalpina
Hypolepisambigua
Hypolepismillefolium
Hypolepispolypodioides2 different clones - see Tim Pyner's list
Hypolepisrugulosa
Hypolepissparsata
Lastreopsisglabella
Lastreopsisglabellapentangularis
Lastreopsismicrosora
Lecanopteriscelebica
Lecanopterislomarioides
Lecanopterispumila
Lepisorusexcavatus
Leptochilusdecurrens
Leptolepianovae-zelandiae
Leptopterishymenophylloides
Leptopterisx intermediaL. hymenophylloides x L. superba
LeptopterissuperbaPrince of Wales Feathers
LeucostegiahymenophylloidesAraiostegia hymenophylloides , Davallia hymenophylloides
Lophosoriaquadripinnata
LycopodiumannotinumInterrupted Clubmoss
LycopodiumclavatumStag"s-horn Clubmoss
LycopodiumlagopusArctic Stag"s-horn Clubmoss
Lygodiumjaponicum
Macrothelypteristorresiana
Marsileacrenata
MarsileaquadrifoliaWater Clover
Matteucciapennsylvanica
MatteucciastruthiopterisOstrich Fern, Shuttlecock Fern
Matteucciastruthiopteris"Erosa"
Matteucciastruthiopteris"Bedraggled Feathers"
Microlepiastrigosasome ferns sold commercially under the name M. strigosa may be M. substrigosa .
Microlepiasubstrigosasome ferns sold commercially under the name M. strigosa may be M. substrigosa .
Microlepiaspeluncae
MicrosorummusifoliumCrocodile Fern
Microsorumpunctatum
MicrosorumpustulatumKangaroo FernM. diversifolium , Phymatosorus diversifolius
Microsorumscolopendria
MicrosorumthailandicumBlue Fernpreviously mis-named M. steerei which is a different fern
NeolepisorusfortuneiMicrosorum fortunei
NephrolepiscordifoliaSword Fern
Nephrolepiscordifolia"Duffii"Lemon Button Fern
NephrolepisexaltataBoston Fern
Nephrolepislauterbachii
Nephrolepispendula
NiphidiumcrassifoliumMicrosorum crassifolium , Polypodium crassifolium
OdontosoriachinensisSphenomeris chinensis
OnocleasensibilisSensitive Fern
Onocleasensibiliscopper leaved form
OnychiumcryptogrammoidesOnychium contiguum
OnychiumjaponicumCarrot Fern
OphioglossumazoricumSmall Adder"s-tongue
Ophioglossumpetiolatum
OphioglossumvulgatumCommon Adder"s-tongue
OreopterislimbospermaLemon-scented Fern, Mountain FernThelypteris oreopteris , Thelyperis limbosperma
OsmundaclaytonianaInterrupted Fern
OsmundaregalisRoyal Fern
Osmundaregalis"Cristata"
Osmundaregalis"Purpurascens"
Osmundaregalis"Undulatifolia"
OsmundastrumcinnamomeumcinnamomeumCinnamon FernOsmunda cinnamomea
OsmundastrumcinnamomeumasiaticumOsmunda cinnamomea var. fokiensis , Osmunda asiatica
PaesiascaberulaRing Fern
ParagymnopterismarantaeCheilanthes marantae , Notholaena marantae
ParathelypterisbeddomeiThelypteris beddomei
PellaeaatropurpureaPurple Cliff Brake
PellaeafalcataSickle Fern
Pellaeaglabellaglabella
PellaeaovataCliff Brake, Ovate-leaf Cliff Brake
PellaearotundifoliaButton Fern
PentarhizidiumorientaleMatteuccia orientalis , Onoclea orientalis
PhegopterisconnectilisBeech Fern
Phegopterisdecursive-pinnataJapanese Beech FernThelypteris decursive-pinnata
PhegopterishexagonopteraBroad Feech Fern
Phlebodiumaureum
Phlebodiumaureum"Blue Star"
Phlebodiumaureum"Mandaianum"
Phlebodiumpseudoaureum
PilulariaglobuliferaPillwort
PityrogrammaaustroamericanaP. calomelanos var. austroamericana
Pityrogrammacalomelanosaureoflava
Platyceriumbifurcatum
Platyceriumellisii
Platyceriumgrande
Polypodiumappalachianum
Polypodiumcalifornicum
Polypodiumcalirhiza"Sara Lyman"
PolypodiumcambricumSouthern PolypodyP. australe
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Barrowii section"Cambricum Barrowii"
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Barrowii section"Cambricum Wilharris"
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Cambricum base section"Cambricum"
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Cambricum base section"Cambricum Oakleyae"
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Cambricum base section"Cambricum Prestonii"
PolypodiumcambricumCambricum group, Cambricum base section"Richard Kayse"
Polypodiumcambricum"Cambricum Mrs Marston"
Polypodiumcambricum"Conwy"
PolypodiumcambricumCristatum group"Cristatum"
Polypodiumcambricum"Grandiceps Fox"
Polypodiumcambricum"Hornet"
Polypodiumcambricum"Macrostachyon"
Polypodiumcambricum"Omnilacerum Oxford"
Polypodiumcambricum"Omnilacerum Rickard"
Polypodiumcambricum"Omnilacerum Superbum"
PolypodiumcambricumPulcherrimum group
PolypodiumcambricumPulcherrimum group"Pulcherrimum"
PolypodiumcambricumPulcherrimum group"Pulcherrimum Addison"
PolypodiumcambricumPulcherrimum group"Pulcherrimum Trippitt"
Polypodiumcambricum"Pulchritudine"
PolypodiumcambricumSemilacerum group"Carew Lane"
PolypodiumcambricumSemilacerum group"Semilacerum Falcatum O"Kelly"
PolypodiumcambricumSemilacerum group"Semilacerum Robustum"
Polypodiumcambricum"Whitley Giant"
PolypodiumcambricumazoricumPolypodium azoricum
PolypodiumcambricummacaronesicumPolypodium macaronesicum
Polypodiumx coughliniibifid formName not yet validated but in general use. P. glycyrrhiza "Longicaudatum" x P. vulgare "Bifido-cristatum"
Polypodiumx font-queri
Polypodiumformosanum
PolypodiumglycyrrhizaLicorice Fern
Polypodiumglycyrrhiza"Longicaudatum"
Polypodiumglycyrrhiza"Malahatense"
Polypodiumguttatum
PolypodiumhesperiumWestern Polypody [USA]
PolypodiuminterjectumIntermediate Polypody
Polypodiuminterjectum"Cornubiense"
Polypodiuminterjectum"Cornubiense Grandiceps"
Polypodiuminterjectum"Glomeratum Mullins"
Polypodiuminterjectum""var. marinum "unpublished name
Polypodiumx mantoniae
Polypodiumx mantoniae"Cornubiense"
PolypodiumscouleriLeather Polypody
Polypodiumx shivasiae
PolypodiumvulgareCommon Polypody
Polypodiumvulgare"Bifido-cristatum"
Polypodiumvulgare"Bifidograndiceps"
Polypodiumvulgare"Cornubiense-grandiceps"
Polypodiumvulgare"Cristatum"
Polypodiumvulgare"Elegantissimum"
Polypodiumvulgare"Jean taylor"
Polypodiumvulgare"My Precious"
Polypodiumvulgare"Parsley"
Polypodiumvulgare"Ramosum Hillman"
Polypodiumvulgare"Trichomanoides Backhouse"
PolystichumacrostichoidesChristmas Fern
Polystichumacrostichoides x proliferum
PolystichumaculeatumHard Shield Fern
Polystichumaculeatum"Grandiceps"
Polystichumaculeatum"Portia"
Polystichumacutidens
Polystichumbraunii
Polystichumchilense
Polystichumcyclolobum
Polystichumdeltodon
Polystichumdracomontanum
Polystichumdrepanum
Polystichumx dyceiP. proliferum x P. braunii
Polystichumfalcinellum
Polystichumhancockii
Polystichumlepidocaulon
Polystichumx lonchitiformeP. setiferum x P. lonchitis
PolystichumlonchitisHolly Fern
Polystichumluctuosum
Polystichumx maderenseP. falcinellum x P. setiferum
Polystichummakinoi
PolystichummayebaraeP. tsus-simense var. mayebarae
PolystichummicrochlamysAttu Holly Fern
Polystichummonticola
PolystichummunitumWestern Sword Fern
Polystichumneolobatum
Polystichumomeiense
Polystichumpiceopalaceum
PolystichumpolyblepharumBristle Fern, Japanese Tassel Fern
PolystichumproliferumMother Shield Fern
Polystichumprescottianum
Polystichumretrosopaleaceum
Polystichumrichardii
Polystichumrigens
PolystichumsetiferumSoft Shield Fern
PolystichumsetiferumAcutilobum Group
PolystichumsetiferumAcutilobum Group"Acutilobum"
PolystichumsetiferumAcutilobum Group"Acutilobum Cristatum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Chardstock"Martin Rickard's find which is close to "Hirondelle"
PolystichumsetiferumCongestum group
PolystichumsetiferumCongestum group"Congestum Cristatum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Contorta"uncertain name
Polystichumsetiferum"Cristato-gracile"
Polystichumsetiferum"Cristato-gracile Moly"
Polystichumsetiferum"Cristato-pinnulum"
PolystichumsetiferumCristatum group
PolystichumsetiferumCristatum group"Cristatum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Cristatum Caput"
PolystichumsetiferumCruciatum group
PolystichumsetiferumCruciatum group"Kaye's Cruciate"
PolystichumsetiferumCruciatum group"Smith's Cruciate"
PolystichumsetiferumCruciatum group"Wakeleyanum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Dahlem"
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group"Divisilobum Laxum"
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group"Divisilobum Wollaston""Wollastonii"
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group"Hamlet"
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group"Helena"
PolystichumsetiferumDivisilobum group"Parvum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Goethe Farn"A recent introduction from Gebr. Van Der Salm B.V., Netherlands
Polystichumsetiferum"Hartley"
Polystichumsetiferum"Helena"
Polystichumsetiferum"Herrenhausen"
Polystichumsetiferum"Iveryanum""Divisilobum Cristatum Ivery"
Polystichumsetiferum"Kaye's Foliose"
Polystichumsetiferum"Leinthall Starkes"
Polystichumsetiferum"Lineare"
Polystichumsetiferum"Madame Patti"
Polystichumsetiferum"Manica-infantis"
PolystichumsetiferumMultilobum group
Polystichumsetiferum"Nantes"See Adrian Dyer's list
Polystichumsetiferum"Othello"
Polystichumsetiferum"Percristatum"
PolystichumsetiferumPerserratum Group
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-divisilobum group
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-divisilobum group"Plumoso-divisilobum"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-divisilobum group"Plumoso-divisilobum Baldwinii"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-divisilobum group"Plumoso-divisilobum Bland"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-multilobum group
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-multilobum group"Plumoso-multilobum""Plumosum Densum", Plumoso-densum", "Densum"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumoso-multilobum group"Plumoso-multilobum Whiteside"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumosum group
PolystichumsetiferumPlumosum group"Green Lace"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumosum group"Plumosum Bevis""Pulcherrimum Bevis"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumosum group"Plumosum Densum"
PolystichumsetiferumPlumosum group"Plumosum Moly"
Polystichumsetiferum"Proliferum"Defunct name? See comments under this taxon in Rickard 2000
Polystichumsetiferum"Ramopinnatum"
PolystichumsetiferumRamosum group
PolystichumsetiferumRevolvens group
PolystichumsetiferumRevolvens group"Revolvens Lowe"
PolystichumsetiferumRotundatum Group"Rotundatum Cristatum"
PolystichumsetiferumRotundatum Group"Rotundatum Phillips"
PolystichumsetiferumRotundatum Group"Rotundatum Ramosum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Serratum"
Polystichumsetiferum"Truncatum"
Polystichumsetigerum
Polystichumsilvaticum
Polystichumsp.BPS1468 Nepalidentity uncertain
Polystichumsquarrosum
Polystichumstenophyllum
Polystichumtagawanum
Polystichumtriangulum
Polystichumtripteron
Polystichumtsus-simenseKorean Rock Fern
PolystichumvestitumPrickly Shield Fern
Polystichumwawranum
Polystichumxiphophyllum
Polystichumyunnanense
Pseudophegopterisaurita
Pseudophegopterisbukoensis
Pseudophegopterislevingei
PsilotumnudumWhisk Fern
PteridiumaquilinumBracken
Pteridiumaquilinum"Percristatum"
PteridiumaquilinumpinetorumPinewood BrackenP. pinetorum
PteridiumaquilinumpinetorumOsmunda-like formP. pinetorum subsp. osmundaceum
PteridiumcaudatumSouthern Bracken, Lacy BrackenP. aquilinum var. caudatum
Pterisaspericaulis
PteriscreticaRibbon Fern
Pteriscreticalaeta
Pteriscretica"Parkeri"
Pterisdactylina
Pterisdentata
Pterisgallinopes
PterismultifidaSpider Brake
Pterismultifida"Cristata"
Pteristremula
PterisumbrosaJungle Brake
PterisvittataLadder Brake
Pteriswallichiana
Pyrrosiaeleagnifolia
Pyrrosiahastata
PyrrosialinguaTongue Fern
Pyrrosialongifolia
Pyrrosiapolydactyla2 different clones - see Tim Pyner's list
Pyrrosiasheareri
RumohraadiantiformisLeather Leaf Ferntypical form
RumohraadiantiformisLeather Leaf Fernrobust, hardy form
Salpichlaenavolubilis
Salviniamolesta
Salvinianatans
Selaginellabraunii
Selaginellaborealis
Selaginellaerythropus
Selaginellahelvetica
Selaginellakraussiana
Selaginellakraussiana"Brownii"
Selaginellakraussiana"Aurea"
Selaginellamartensii"Albovariegata"
Selaginellamartensii"Jori"
Selaginellamoellendorffii2 clones - see Tim Pyner's list
Selaginellamuscosa
Selaginellapallescens
Selaginellapallescensforma aurea
Selaginellaserpens
Selaginellastauntoniana
Selaginellauncinata
Selaginellaversicolor
SeligueatrilobaCrypsinus trilobus
StegnogrammamollissimaCyclosorus mollissimus
StegnogrammapozoiCyclosorus pozoi
StegnogrammatottoidesCyclosorus tottoides
Tectariagemmifera
TectariazeylanicaOak Leaf FernQuercifilix zeylanica
Thelypteriskunthii
ThelypterisnevadensisNevada Wood Fern, Sierra Water Fern
ThelypterisnoveboracensisNew York Fern
ThelypterispalustrisMarsh Fern
Thyrsopteriselegans
Todeabarbara
TrichomanesspeciosumKillarney Fern, Bristle FernVandenboschia speciosa
Vittariaensiformis
WoodsiaalpinaAlpine Woodsia
WoodsiafragilisHolly Fern
WoodsiailvensisOblong Woodsia
Woodsiaintermedia
Woodsiaobtusa
Woodwardiaareolata
WoodwardiafimbriataGiant Chain Fern
Woodwardiaorientalis
WoodwardiaradicansEuropean Chain Fern
Woodwardiaunigemmata2 forms - see Julian Reed's list

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