Pteridaceae E.D.M.Kirchn.
Acrostichum L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 1067 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Linnaeus, C. (1754), Genera Plantarum Edn. 5: 484 [secondary reference]
Cavanilles, A.J. (1799), Anales de Historia Natural 1(2): 105 [secondary reference]
Mirbel, C.F.B. de in Cuvier, F. (ed.) (1816), Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles Edn. 2, 1: 244 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: Acrostichum aureum L.
Bailey, F.M. (1874), Handbook to the Ferns of Queensland: 11-12 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "From akros, high, and stichos, order."
Smith, J. (1875), Historia Filicum: 146 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 139 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Hymenolepis Kaulf. nom. illeg., nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Gymnopteris C.Presl nom. superfl. taxonomic synonym: Stenochlaena J.Sm. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Chrysodium Fée legitimate taxonomic synonym: Lomariopsis Fée legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (December 1889), Second Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 234 BHL [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Hymenolepis Kaulf. nom. illeg., nom. rej. taxonomic synonym: Gymnopteris C.Presl nom. superfl. taxonomic synonym: Stenochlaena J.Sm. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Elaphoglossum Schott ex J.Sm. nom. cons. taxonomic synonym: Chrysodium Fée legitimate taxonomic synonym: Lomariopsis Fée legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 649 [secondary reference]
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: 179 [secondary reference]
Tryon, R.M. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1990), Pteridaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 1: 252-253 [secondary reference]
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Pteridaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 28 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 101 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Chrysodium Fée legitimate
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Pteridaceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 39 [secondary reference]
Jarvis, C.E., Barrie, F.R., Allan, D.M. & Reveal, J.L. (1993), A List of Linnaean Generic Names and their Types. Regnum Vegetabile 127: 14 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "A. aureum L. - Lectotype (Proctor in Howard, Fl. Lesser Antilles 2: 152. 1977): Herb. Linn. No. 665.1 (LINN)."
Kramer, K.U. & McCarthy, P.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Pteridaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 241 APC [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: WA, NT, Qld, NSW
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Pteridaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 28 [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): 39 [secondary reference]
Smith, A.R., Pryer, K.M., Schuettpelz, E., Korall, P., Schneider, H. & Wolf, P.G. (2006), A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55(3): 714 [secondary reference]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 11 [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: 14 [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): 40 [secondary reference]