Vascular Plants Australian Plant Name Index (APNI)

Showing Belvisia spicata
Polypodiaceae J.Presl & C.Presl
Belvisia spicata (L.f.) Mirb. ex Copel. , legitimate, scientific
Mirbel, C.F.B. de in Copeland, E.B. (1947), Genera Filicum: 192 [comb. nov.]
basionym: Acrostichum spicatum L.f. legitimate
Hovenkamp, P.H. & Franken, N.A.P. (1993), An account of the fern genus Belvisia Mirbel (Polypodiaceae). Blumea 37(2): 524 [secondary reference]
Bostock, P.D. & Spokes, T.M. in McCarthy, P.M. (ed.) (1998), Polypodiaceae. Flora of Australia 48: 470 [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Acrostichum spicatum L.f. legitimate
  • Text: "This species was cited for Australia by P.H.Hovenkamp & N.A.P.Franken, but without any supporting specimens. In most early publication referring to Australia... the name was misapplied to Belvisia mucronata var. mucronata."
CHAH (2006), Australian Plant Census: - [pro parte misapplied]
pro parte misapplied to: Belvisia mucronata (Fée) Copel. var. mucronata legitimate by Hovenkamp, P.H. & Franken, N.A.P. (1993), An account of the fern genus Belvisia Mirbel (Polypodiaceae). Blumea 37(2): 524