Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
Pteris pacifica Hieron. , legitimate, scientific
Hieronymus, G.H.E.W. (1914), Hedwigia 55: 355 [tax. nov.]
Andrews, S.B. (1990), Ferns of Queensland: 302 [secondary reference]
Pichi Sermolli, R.E.G. (1991), The pteridological collections of the G.R.S.T.S. Expedition to the coastal region of north-eastern Queensland. Webbia; raccolta di scritti botanici 45(2): 335 [secondary reference]
Kramer, K.U. & McCarthy, P.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Pteridaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 245-246, Map 214 APC [secondary reference]
misapplication: Pteris quadriaurita Retz. legitimate by Bailey, F.M. (1892), Lithograms of the Ferns of Queensland: 75 common name: Comb Brake [n/a]
  • APC Comment: Records from NI by Kramer & McCarthy (1994) have been questioned by de Lange et al. (2005). They suggest the record may be based on stunted specimens of P. kingiana.
  • APC Dist.: Qld
Tindale, M.D. & Roy, S.K. (23 December 2002), A cytotaxonomic survey of the Pteridophyta of Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 15(6): 850 [secondary reference]
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): 42 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "Von den Bergen bei [from the mountains at] Naloka, Fiji, Dec. 1877, Kleinschmidt 36 (lecto, designated here: B 200097772!)."