Synonym Table

We have used those names which we think will be most familiar to fern growers. However, there are many synonyms in use and there have been major changes in nomenclature in the Blechnaceae, Cheilanthes and other ferns. This table lists many of these alternative names. This table can be sorted and searched

Name in QuestionnaireSynonym
Blechnum attenuatumLomaridium attenuatum
Blechnum auratumLomariocycas aurata
Blechnum brasilienseNeoblechnum brasiliense
Blechnum capenseParablechnum capense
Blechnum chambersiiAustroblechnum lanceolatum
Blechnum cordatum (Syn. B. chilense)Parablechnum cordatum
Blechnum cycadifoliumLomariocycas cycadifolia
Blechnum discolorLomaria discolor
Blechnum fernandezianumAustroblechnum fernandezianum
Blechnum filiformeIcarus filiformis
Blechnum fluviatileCranfillia fluviatilis
Blechnum fraseriDiploblechnum fraseri
Blechnum gibbumOceanopteris gibba
Blechnum longicaudaCranfillia longicauda
Blechnum magellanicumLomariocycas magellanica
Blechnum microphyllumAustroblechnum microphyllum
Blechnum minusParablechnum minus
Blechnum mochaenumAustroblechnum lechleri
Blechnum montanumParablechnum montanum
Blechnum novae-zelandiaeParablechnum novae-zelandiae
Blechnum nudumLomaria nuda
Blechnum palmiformeLomariocycas palmiformis
Blechnum penna-marinaAustroblechnum penna-marina
Blechnum procerumParablechnum procerum
Blechnum tabulareLomariocycas tabularis
Blechnum vulcanicumCranfillia vulcanica
Blechnum wattsiiParablechnum wattsii
Cheilanthes argentea Aleuritopteris argentea
Cheilanthes eatoniiMyriopteris rufa
Cheilanthes farinosa Aleuritopteris farinosa
Cheilanthes lanuginosa var. fibrillosaMyriopteris x fibrillosa
Cheilanthes lindheimeriMyriopteris lindheimeri
Cheilanthes microphylla var. fimbriataMyriopteris fimbriata
Cheilanthes myriophyllaMyriopteris myriophylla
Cheilanthes tomentosaMyriopteris tomentosa
Cheilanthes villosaMyriopteris windhamii
Cheilanthes wootoniiMyriopteris wootonii
Cyathea australis Alsophila australis
Cyathea brownii Sphaeropteris excelsa
Cyathea cooperi Sphaeropteris cooperi
Cyathea dregei Alsophila dregei
Cyathea gleichenioides Alsophila gleichenioides
Cyathea medullaris Sphaeropteris medullaris
Cyathea tomentosissima Sphaeropteris tomentosissima
Deparia japonica Lunathyrium japonicum
Drynaria sinica Aglaomorpha baronii
Humata heterophylla Davallia heterophylla
Humata tyermanii Davallia tyermanii
Matteuccia orientalis Pentarhizidium orientale
Notholaena cinnamomeaMyriopteris cinnamomea
Notholaena marantae Paragymnopteris marantae
Notholaena newberryiMyriopteris newberryi
Notholaena parryiMyriopteris parryi
Osmunda asiaticaOsmundastrum asiaticum
Osmunda cinnamomeaOsmundastrum cinnamomeum
Osmunda claytonianaClaytosmunda claytoniana
Osmunda spectabilisOsmunda gracilis
Osmunda spectabilisOsmunda regalis var. spectabile
Pellaea scabraMyriopteris scabra
Polystichum lepidocaulonCyrtomidictyum lepidocaulon
Polystichum sinense Polystichum alticola
Pteris alabamensisMyriopteris alabamensis
Pteris aureaMyriopteris aurea
Pteris lendigeraMyriopteris lendigera
Pteris notholaenoidesMyriopteris notholaenoides
Stegnogramma tottoidesCyclosorus tottoides
Thelypteris kunthii Christella normalis
Thelypteris noveboracensis Parathelypteris noveboracensis
Woodwardia areolataLorinseria areolata
Woodwardia virginicaAnchistea virginica
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