Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
Drynaria (Bory) J.Sm. , nom. cons., scientific
Smith, J. in Hooker, W.J. (ed.) (1841), Enumeratio Filicum Philippinarum; or a systematic arrangement of the ferns collected by H. Cuming, Esq., F.L.S., in the Philippine islands and the peninsula of Malacca, between the years 1836 and 1840. The Journal of Botany 3(24): 397 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Polypodium subg. Drynaria Bory legitimate
  • Comment: nom. cons. (ref. I.C.B.N. (1978) p. 295).
Smith, J. in Hooker, W.J. (ed.) (1841), An arrangement and definition of the genera of ferns, with observations on the affinities of each genus. The Journal of Botany 4(26): 60 [secondary reference]
Gray, A. (1854), United States Exploring Expedition. Botany. Phanerogamia: 51 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1874), Handbook to the Ferns of Queensland: 45 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "Name said to be derived from Dryades, nymphs of the woods; or dryinos, of oak, from their oak-leaf-like sterile fronds."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 139 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Polypodium L. legitimate
Tindale, M.D. in Specht, R.L. & Mountford, C.P. (ed.) (1958), The Pteridophyta of Arnhem Land. Records of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land No. 3 Botany and Plant Ecology: 181 [secondary reference]
Tindale, M.D. (1961), Polypodiaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 210: 29-31 [secondary reference]
Voss, E.G. (1983), International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, Sydney, 1981. Regnum Vegetabile 111: 295 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J.Smith, typ. cons.
Hennipman, E., Veldhoen, P., Kramer, K.U. & Price, M.G. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1990), Polypodiaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 1: 212-213, Figs. 110D, 114A-B [secondary reference]
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Polypodiaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 39 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Polypodiaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 40 [secondary reference]
Bostock, P.D. & Spokes, T.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Polypodiaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 474 APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Polypodium subg. Drynaria Bory legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, Qld, NSW
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Polypodiaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 39 [secondary reference]
Short, P., Dixon, D. & Osterkamp Madsen, M. (2003), A review of the ferns and fern allies of the Northern Territory. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 19(3): 69 [secondary reference]
Smith, A.R., Pryer, K.M., Schuettpelz, E., Korall, P., Schneider, H. & Wolf, P.G. (August 2006), A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55(3): 719 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 290 [secondary reference]
Christenhusz, M.J.M., Zhang, X.C. & Schneider, H. (2011), A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19: 18 [secondary reference]
Wilson, K.L. (October 2016), Report of the General Committee: 15. Taxon 65(5): 1150 [secondary reference]
  • Text: "Five proposals were reported without recommendation by the NCVP after two rounds of inconclusive voting. The GC voted to approve them all: ...(2054) cons. Drynaria (23–1–1–0)."
Field, A.R. (2 January 2020), Classification and typification of Australian lycophytes and ferns based on Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification PPG I. Australian Systematic Botany 33(1): 84 [secondary reference]