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- Last major update 7.00: December 22nd, 2016

- Last update 7.20:

October 15th, 2017

- Covering 14,261 taxa, 12,639 species, 666 hybrids and 48,085 synonyms

- Including 4,396 pictures of 1,325 taxa


With special support by

Ralf Knapp (Taiwan)


In cooperation with Botanical Garden of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Disclaimer: The author of the website does not take over responsibility for the correct determination of species based on the information or photos contained on this website, and any impact resulting from this, e.g. in the consumption of species shown in the picture for medical purposes.
Der Autor übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die korrekte Bestimmung von Arten basierend auf Informationen oder Bildern, die auf dieser Website enthalten sind sowie möglicher Folgen, die sich daraus ergeben, z.B. der medizinischen Verwendung von dargestellten Pflanzen.

Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World

By Michael Hassler and Bernd Schmitt

Version 7.20 - October 2017

Systematics now (with few exceptions) compatible with PPG-I (2016)