Davalliaceae M.R.Schomb.
Davallia Sm. , legitimate, scientific
Smith, J.E. (1793), Tentamen botanicum de filicum generibus dorsiferarum. Memoires de l'Academie Royale des Sciences (Turin) 5: 414, t. 9, fig. 6 BHL [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Smith, J.E. (1798), A botanical essay on the genera of dorsiferous ferns. Tracts Relating to Natural History: 245, t. 1, fig. 6 BHL [secondary reference]
Fée, A.L.A. (1852), Genera Filicum. Exposition des Genres de la Famille des Polypodiacees. Mémoires sur la famille des Fougères 5: 328 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Davallia canariensis (L.) Smith
Bailey, F.M. (1874), Handbook to the Ferns of Queensland: 52-53 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "In honor of Edmund Davall, a Swiss botanist."
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 137 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Humata Cav. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Microlepia C.Presl nom. cons.
Dixon, W.A. (1906), The Plants of New South Wales: 283 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 640 [secondary reference]
Tindale, M.D. (1961), Davalliaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 208: 2-4 [secondary reference]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 69 [secondary reference]
Kramer, K.U. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1990), Davalliaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 1: 79-80, Figs. 30, 31C, D, G, 32A-B, E-F [secondary reference]
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Davalliaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 62 [secondary reference]
Brummitt, R.K. (1992), Vascular Plant Families and Genera: 317 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Parestia C.Presl legitimate
Du Puy, D.J. (1993), Davalliaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 564-565 [secondary reference]
common name: Rabbits Foot Ferns [n/a]
Entwisle, T.J. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1994), Ferns and Allied Plants. Flora of Victoria Edn. 1, 2: 101 [secondary reference]
Nooteboom, H.P. (1994), Notes on Davalliaceae II. A revision of the genus Davallia. Blumea 39(1/2): 155 [secondary reference]
Bell, G.H. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Davalliaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 435 APC [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Davallia sect. Pachypleuria C.Presl legitimate taxonomic synonym: Davallia sect. Humata (Cav.) C.Presl legitimate taxonomic synonym: Pachypleuria (C.Presl) C.Presl legitimate taxonomic synonym: Davallia subg. Humata (Cav.) Baker legitimate taxonomic synonym: Humata Cav. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: ChI, Qld, NSW, Vic
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Davalliaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 62 [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): 718 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Humata Cav. legitimate
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 257-258 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Humata Cav. legitimate
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]
taxonomic synonym: Humata Cav. legitimate
Tsutsumi, C., Chen, C.-W., Larsson, A., Hirayama, Y. & Kato, M. (2015), Phylogeny and classification of Davalliaceae on the basis of chloroplast and nuclear markers. Taxon 65(6): 1243 [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): 81 [secondary reference]