Lomariopsidaceae Alston
Nephrolepis Schott , legitimate, scientific
Schott, H.W. (1834), Genera Filicum 1: t. 3 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: (not designated).
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1866), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 5(36): 135 [basionym]
basionym of: Aspidium sect. Nephrolepis (Schott) F.Muell. legitimate
Bailey, F.M. (1874), Handbook to the Ferns of Queensland: 50 [secondary reference]
  • Etymology: "From nephros, a kidney, and lepis, a scale."
Smith, J. (1875), Historia Filicum: 226 [secondary reference]
  • Type: Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 139 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Aspidium Sw. legitimate
Mueller, F.J.H. von (December 1889), Second Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 233 [taxonomic synonym]
taxonomic synonym of: Aspidium Sw. legitimate
Tindale, M.D. (1961), Davalliaceae. Contributions from the New South Wales National Herbarium, Flora Series 208: 13-14 [secondary reference]
taxonomic synonym: Leptopleuria C.Presl legitimate taxonomic synonym: Isoloma J.Sm. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Lepidoneuron Fée legitimate
Chinnock, R.J. & Henshall, T.S. in Jessop, J.P. (ed.) (1981), Pteridophyta. Flora of Central Australia: 11 [secondary reference]
Kramer, K.U. in Kubitzki, K. (ed.) (1990), Nephrolepidaceae. The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 1: 190, Fig. 99 [secondary reference]
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1990), Davalliaceae. Flora of New South Wales 1: 63 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Oleandraceae. Flora of the Kimberley Region: 45-47 [secondary reference]
Du Puy, D.J. (1993), Davalliaceae. Flora of Australia 50: 567 [secondary reference]
common name: Fishbone Ferns [n/a] common name: Sword Ferns [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 606 [secondary reference]
Bell, G.H. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Davalliaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 440 [secondary reference]
Wilson, Peter G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (2000), Davalliaceae. Flora of New South Wales Revised Edition 1: 63 [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): 67 [secondary reference]
Hovenkamp, P.H. & Miyamoto, F. (2005), A conspectus of the native and naturalized species of Nephrolepis (Nephrolepidaceae) in the world. Blumea 50(2): 286-287 [secondary reference]
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [secondary reference]
  • APC Dist.: ChI, WA (native and naturalised), NT, Qld, NSW (naturalised), LHI (native and naturalised), NI (naturalised), Vic (naturalised)
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]
Mabberley, D.J. (1 May 2008), Mabberley's Plant-Book Edn. 3: 581 [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: 17 [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): 77 [secondary reference]
CHAH (7 July 2021), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Aspidium sect. Nephrolepis (Schott) F.Muell. legitimate
  • APC Dist.: WA (native and naturalised), ChI, NT, Qld, NSW (native and naturalised), LHI, NI (naturalised), Vic (naturalised)