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Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World

In cooperation with Botanical Garden of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World

by Michael Hassler and Bernd Schmitt

Fern Statistics by Country

 

(Version 7.10, updated December 27th, 2016)

 

total: 12.549 full species

(+ 661 hybrids)

 

Status:   ++              complete coverage, recent flora existing

              + (+)    recent checklist existing, but modern flora only partially existing

              +          recent checklist existing

              o          coverage partial

              o (+)    coverage partial, but recent flora partially existing

              -           no recent treatment available

 

Only full species listed, no subspecies and varieties;

introduced and adventive species are also not counted

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

EUROPE

176

 

 

10.291.830

Europe in general:

Flora Europaea, Vol. 1 (2nd ed.) (Tutin et al., ed., 1993)

Checklist of European Pteridophytes (Derrick et al. 1987)

Albania

48

0

++

28.748

Illustrated Flora of Albania (Pils 2016)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Austria

74

0

++

83.858

 

Baleares

30

0

++

4.912

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Guia de helechos de la Peninsula Iberica y Baleares (Tierra 1990)

Baltic States (Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia)

50

0

++

45.227 (Est.)

63.700 (Latv.)

65.300 (Lith.)

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Flora of Russia. The European Part and Bordering Regions. Vol. 1 (Fedorov 1999)

Belarus

42

0

++

207.595

 

Belgium

54

0

++

30.528

Nouvelle Flore de la Belgique, du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines (De Langhe et al. 1983)

Bulgaria

58

0

++

110.994

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Corsica

67

0

++

8.680

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Crete

41

2

++

8.335

Exkursionsflora für Kreta (Jahn & Schönfelder 1995)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

former Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic & Slovakia)

67

0

++

78.864 (C.R.)

49.035 (Slov.)

 

Denmark

46

0

++

43.094

Den danske Flora (Hansen et al. 1975)

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

England (including Scotland, excluding Northern Ireland)

65

2

++

244.110

The illustrated field guide to ferns and allied plants of the British Iles (Jermy 1991)

Flora of the British Isles (Clapham et al. 1962)

European Turkey

24

0

++

ca. 40.000

Flora of Turkey and the east Aegaean Islands, Vol. 1 (Davis, ed., 1965)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Faroer Isl.

21

0

++

1.399

 

Finland

54

0

++

338.144

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

France (except Corsica)

118

1

++

535.285

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984) (southern France only)

Index synonymique de la flore de France (Kerguélen 1993)

Germany

84

1

++

356.970

 

Greece (including Western Aegaean, except Eastern Aegaean Islands)

64

1

++

123.600

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Hungary

58

0

++

93.030

 

Iceland

 

38

0

++

103.000

A guide to the flowering plants and ferns of Iceland (Kristinsson 1998)

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

Ireland (incl. Northern Ireland)

51

0

++

70.000

The illustrated field guide to ferns and allied plants of the British Iles (Jermy 1991)

Italy (mainland only)

117

4

++

203.856

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Jan Mayen

3

0

++

380

The flora of Jan Mayen (Lid 1964)

Malta

27

0

++

316

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

A Flora of the Maltese Islands (Haslam, Sell & Wolseley 1977)

Netherlands

42

0

++

33.920

 

Norway

62

0

++

385.639

Norsk og svensk flora (Lid 1963)

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

Poland

66

0

++

312.684

 

Portugal

64

1

++

89.357

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Guia de helechos de la Peninsula Iberica y Baleares (Tierra 1990)

Romania

57

0

++

237.500

 

European Russia

(excluding Caucasus)

81

0

++

ca. 4.300.000

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Flora of Russia. The European Part and Bordering Regions. Vol. 1 (Fedorov 1999)

Flora of the Russian Arctic, Vol. 1 (Tolmachev, ed., 1995)

Sardinia

49

0

++

23.318

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Sicily

48

0

++

25.426

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Spain

106

2

++

498.717

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Plantas Vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares, Vol. 1 (Castroviejo et al. 1986)

Checklist of Vascular Plants of Spain, Vol. 1 (Smythies 1984)

Guia de helechos de la Peninsula Iberica y Baleares (Tierra 1990)

Svalbard (Spitzbergen)

5

0

++

62.160

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

Svalbards flora (Roenning 1964)

Sweden

59

0

++

449.964

Norsk og svensk flora (Lid 1963)

Flora Nordica, Vol. 1 (Jonsell, ed., 2000)

Switzerland

74

0

++

41.285

Flora Helvetica (Lauber & Wagner 1998)

Ukraine (excl. Crimea) / Moldova

56

0

o

603.700 (Ukraine)

33.700 (Moldova)

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

 

former Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Serbia, Macedonia)

88

2

++

255.000

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

MACARONESIA

94

 

 

14.294

Macaronesia in general:

Flora of Macaronesia, Checklist of Vascular Plants, 4th ed. (Hansen & Sunding 1993)

Azores

53

5

++

2.247

Flora Europaea, Vol. 1 (2nd ed.) (Tutin et al. 1993)

Canary Islands

53

4

++

7.273

Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen der Kanarischen Inseln (Muer, Sauerbier & Calixto 2016)

Exkursionsflora für die Kanarischen Inseln (Hohenester & Weiss 1993)

Madeira (incl. Ilhas Desertas, Porto Santo, Salvajes Isl.)

64

6

++

741

Flora of Madeira (Press 1994)

Cape Verde Isl.

37

1

++

4.033

Flora of Macaronesia, Checklist of Vascular Plants, 4th ed. (Hansen & Sunding 1993)

The Ferns and Fern-Allies (Pteridophyta) of the Cape Verde Islands (Lobin et al. 1998)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

NORTH AFRICA

67

 

++

4.756.888

Northwest Africa in general:

Index Synonymique Flora d'Afrique du Nord, Volume 1 (Dobignard & Chatelain 2010)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Flore de l'Afrique du Nord, Vol. 1 (Maire 1952)

Algeria

51

0

++

2.381.740

Nouvelle Flore de l'Algerie (Quezel & Santa 1962)

Libya

16

0

++

1.757.000

Flora of Libya - Pteridophytes (1989)

Morocco

58

1

++

453.730

Pteridophyta, in: Flore pratique du Maroc, Vol. 1 (Salvo & Ouyahya 1999)

 

Tunisia

37

0

++

164.418

 

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists of Ferns and Fern Allies

TROPICAL AND NORTHEAST AFRICA

760

 

 

22.833.594

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Angola

212

1

++

1.246.700

Conspectus florae angolensis: Pteridophyta (Schelpe 1977)

Annobon Isl.

51

2

+

17

Velayos, M. et al. (2014): Checklist of the Vascular plants of Annobon (Equatorial Guinea)

Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial, Vol. 1 (Velayos et al. 2008)

Ascension Isl.

14

4

++

88

Farne auf atlantischen Inseln (Benl & Benl 1988)

The Endemic Flora of St. Helena (Cronk 2000)

Benin (Dahomey)

42

0

++

112.622

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Flora of Benin, Vol. 1 (Souza 1987)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo)

222

4

++

2.017

Velayos, M. et al. (2013): Preliminary Checklist of vascular plants of Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea)

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

The Pteridophyta of Bioko, Vol. 1-5 (Benl 1978-91)

Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial, Vol. 1 (Velayos et al. 2008)

Botswana

49

0

++

581.730

Flora Zambesiaca: Pteridophyta (Schelpe 1970)

Ferns of Southern Africa (Crouch et al. 2012)

Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana (Setshogo 2005)

Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)

12

1

+

274.200

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso (Lebrun 1991)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

Burundi

187

2

+

27.834

Flore de l'Afrique Centrale (various volumes, see literature list, only a minor part of the Ferns is covered)

A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Pteridophytes of Rwanda, Burundi and Kivu (Zaire), pts. I - II (Pichi Sermolli 1983, 1985)

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Cameroon

278

6

++

475.442

Flore du Cameroun, Vol. 3 (Tardieu-Blot 1964)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

The vascular plants of Cameroon: a taxonomic checklist (Onana 2011)

Central African Republic

119

1

+

622.436

Catalogue de la flore de Centrafrique (Boulevert 1977)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Chad

32

0

+

1.284.000

The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis (Brundu 2013)

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional (Lebrun et al. 1972, with supplements 1976, 1977, 1986)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Congo (Republic Congo)

180

2

+

342.000

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo (Sita & Moutsambote 1988)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)

329

12

+

2.344.885

Flore de l'Afrique Centrale (various volumes, see literature list) [only a minor part of the Ferns is covered]

Pteridophytes of the Upper Katanga (Kornas et al. 2000)

A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Pteridophytes of Rwanda, Burundi and Kivu (Zaire), pts. I - II (Pichi Sermolli 1983, 1985)

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes) - covers mountains in eastern part of the country

Djibouti

13

0

+

23.200

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la République de Djibouti (Lebrun et al. 1990)

Adumbratio Florae Aethiopicae (Pichi-Sermolli 1954 ff.)

Egypt (except Sinai peninsula)

18

0

+

938.915

Index Synonymique Flora d'Afrique du Nord, Volume 1 (Dobignard & Chatelain 2010)

A Manual Flora of Egypt (Muschler 1912)

Flora of Egypt, Vol. 1 (Boulos 1999)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni), except Bioko Isl. and Annobon Isl.

137

2

++

24.500

Flora de Guinea Ecuatorial, Vol. 1 (Velayos et al. 2008)

Eritrea

28

2

+

121.144

Adumbratio Florae Aethiopicae (Pichi-Sermolli 1954 ff.)

Ethiopia

189

6

+

1.133.380

Adumbratio Florae Aethiopicae (Pichi-Sermolli 1954 ff.)

Gabon

223

1

++

267.667

Flore du Gabon, Vol. 8. Ptéridophytes (Tardieu-Blot 1964)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Check-list des plantes vasculaires du Gabon (Sosef 2006)

Gambia

14

0

+

11.295

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Ghana

165

2

+

238.500

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Guinea

172

2

+

245.857

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Guinea-Bissau

37

0

+

36.125

An annotated checklist of the vascular flora of Guinea-Bissau (West Africa) (Catarino et al. 2008)

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)

163

2

+

322.462

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Kenya

288

5

++

582.646

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa (Johns 1991, Checklist)

Liberia

201

4

+

99.067

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Über die Farne Liberias (Westafrika), ihr Vorkommen und ihre Verbreitung (Kunkel 1962)

Malawi

243

1

++

118.484

Flora Zambesiaca: Pteridophyta (Schelpe 1970)

Mali

37

0

+

1.240.192

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali (Boudet et al. 1986)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Mauritania

11

0

++

1.030.700

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental (Lebrun 1998)

Flore de Mauritanie, Vol. 2 (Barry & Celles 1991)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

Mozambique

233

0

++

799.380

Flora Zambesiaca: Pteridophyta (1970)

A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique (da Silva et al. 2004)

Niger

12

0

+

1.267.000

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger (Fabrègues & Lebrun 1976)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Nigeria

196

1

+

923.768

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Pemba Isl.

21

0

++

982

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa (Johns 1991, Checklist)

Principe Isl.

81

2

+

146

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Catalogue of the vascular plants of S. Tome etc. (Exell 1944)

Checklist of the ferns of Sao Tome and Principe (Internet)

Rwanda

182

4

+

26.338

Flore de l'Afrique Centrale (various volumes, see literature list, only a minor part of the Ferns is covered)

A Contribution to the Knowledge of the Pteridophytes of Rwanda, Burundi and Kivu (Zaire), pts. I - II (Pichi Sermolli 1983, 1985)

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Sao Tome

150

8

+

855

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Catalogue of the vascular plants of S. Tome etc. (Exell 1944)

Checklist of the ferns of Sao Tome and Principe (Internet)

Senegal

45

0

+

196.722

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Enumeration des plantes vasculaires du Senegal (Lebrun 1973)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Sierra Leone

143

1

+

71.740

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Somalia

41

0

++

637.700

The plants of Somalia: an overview and checklist (Kuchar 1986)

Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1 (Thulin, ed., 1993)[*1] 

St. Helena

29

14

++

122

The Endemic Flora of St. Helena (Cronk 2000)

St. Helena: Checklist of endemic & indigenous plants (Clifton 1996)

Farne auf atlantischen Inseln (Benl & Benl 1988)

Sudan / South Sudan

179

0

+

2.505.800

The ferns and the fern-allies of the Sudan (Macleay 1953)

Les Pteridophytes de l'Afrique Intertropicale Francaise (Tardieu-Blot 1953)

Tanzania (except islands)

408

21

++

942.626

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa (Johns 1991, Checklist)

Togo

61

0

+

56.785

The ferns and fern-allies of West Tropical Africa (Alston 1959)

Tristan da Cunha (incl. Gough Island, Nightingale Isl., Inaccessible Island)

40

18

+

202

The terrestrial botany of the Tristan da Cunha Islands (Wace & Dixon 1965)

Farne auf atlantischen Inseln (Benl & Benl 1988)

Uganda

282

1

++

241.038

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa (Johns 1991, Checklist)

Western Sahara (Spanish Sahara)

0

0

++

267.769

Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental (Lebrun 1998)

Flore de Mauritanie, Vol. 2 (Barry & Celles 1991)

Flore et végétation du Sahara. 3. ed. (Ozenda 1991)

Zambia

181

1

++

752.614

Flora Zambesiaca: Pteridophyta (1970)

Distribution and ecology of the Pteridophytes in Zambia (Kornas 1978)

A checklist of Zambian vascular plants (Phiri 2005)

Zanzibar

30

0

++

1.660

Flora of Tropical East Africa (various volumes)

Pteridophytes of Tropical East Africa (Johns 1991, Checklist)

Zimbabwe

278

2

++

390.759

Flora Zambesiaca: Pteridophyta (1970)

Ferns of Southern Africa (Crouch et al. 2012)

A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants (Mapaura 2004)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

SOUTHERN AFRICA

283

 

 

2.091.077

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

South Africa

272

31

++

1.219.090

Ferns of Southern Africa (Crouch et al. 2012)

Flora of Southern Africa: Pteridophyta (Schelpe & Anthony 1986)

Lesotho

87

0

++

30.355

see South Africa

Namibia

60

1

++

824.269

see South Africa

Prodromus einer Flora von Südwestafrika, Lfg. 26 (Merxmüller, ed., 1969)

Swaziland

97

1

++

17.363

see South Africa

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

INDIAN OCEAN

763

 

 

601.231

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Comoros

170

7

++

1.862

see Madagascar

Madagascar

655

297

++

587.041

Flore de Madagascar et des Comores, pt. 1-11,13 (Tardieu-Blot 1958-71), pt. 14 (Stefanovic et al. 1997)

Mascarenes (Mauritius,

La Réunion, Rodrigues)

279

59

++

4.484

Flore des Mascareignes, Pteridophytes. 1. Psilotacees - 26. Marsileacees. (Bosser, Badre & Gueho, eds., 2008)

Les Fougères des Mascareignes et des Seychelles (Tardieu-Blot 1960)

The pteridophytes of Reunion Island (Badre & Cadet 1978)

Seychelles

85

13

+

454

Les Fougères des Mascareignes et des Seychelles (Tardieu-Blot 1960)

Chagos Arch. (Diego Garcia)

8

1

+

30

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

An annotated checklist of the flora of Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (Topp 1988)

Marion & Prince Edward Isl.

8

1

+

ca. 100

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Ile Amsterdam, St. Paul Isl.

11

1

+

67

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Iles Crozet

6

0

+

300

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Iles Kerguelen

8

0

+

6.993

Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar and neighboring islands (Roux 2009)

Heard & McDonald Isl.

0

0

+

ca. 100

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

ARABIAN PENINSULA & SOCOTRA

55

 

 

3.194.603

Arabia in general:

Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra, Vol. 1 (Miller & Cope 1996)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Kuwait

1

0

++

17.820

 

Bahrain

2

0

++

707

 

Oman (Mascat, Oman, Dhofar)

16

0

++

309.500

 

Qatar

0

0

++

11.427

 

Saudi Arabia

27

0

++

2.240.000

Flora of Eastern Saudi-Arabia (Mandaville 1990)

Flora of Saudi-Arabia, Vol. 1 (Migahid 1988)

Socotra (incl. Abd-al-Kuri Isl.)

26

1

++

3.579

 

United Arab Emirates

2

0

++

83.600

 

Yemen

44

0

++

527.970

 

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

WESTERN ASIA

148

 

 

3.606.622

 

Afghanistan

47

0

+

652.225

Vascular plants of Afghanistan: an augmented checklist (Breckle et al. 2013)

Asiatic Turkey (Anatolia)

92

6

++

ca. 74.000

Flora of Turkey and the east Aegaean Islands, Vol. 1 (Davis, ed., 1965)

Flora of Turkey and the east Aegaean Islands, Vol. 10 (Suppl. 1) (Davis, ed., 1988)

Flora of Turkey and the east Aegaean Islands, Vol. 11 (Suppl. 2) (Güner et al., ed., 1988)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Caucasus and Transcaucasus (Georgia / Gruziya, Armenia, Aserbaidshan, Talysh region, Caucasian Republics of Russia [Daghestan, Chechnya etc.])

84

1

+

69.700 (Gru.)

29.800 (Arm.)

86.600 (Azer.)

200.000 (Ca.)

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Flora Armenii, Vol. 1 (Tahtadzjana, ed., 1954)

 

Crimea peninsula

40

0

++

25.993

Flora of Russia. The European Part and Bordering Regions. Vol. 1 (Fedorov 1999)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Cyprus

24

0

++

9.251

Flora of Cyprus, Vol. 1 (Meikle 1985)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

An Illustrated Flora of North Cyprus, Vol. 2 (Viney 1996)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Eastern Aegaean Islands (Rhodos, Karpathos, Kos, Samos, Lesbos, Chios, Ikaria, Limnos etc.)

29

0

++

ca. 7.000

Flora of Turkey and the east Aegaean Islands, Vol. 1 (Davis, ed., 1965)

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Flora von Rhodos und Chalki, Vol. 1 (Kleinsteuber, Ristow & Hassler, Hrsg., 2016)

Iran

57

1

+

1.648.000

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Iraq

18

0

++

438.317

Flora of Iraq, vol. 2 (E.Guest et al., ed., 1966)

Flora of lowland Iraq (Rechinger 1964)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Israel and Palestine

20

0

+

21.946

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Jordania (except West Bank)

5

0

+

89.556

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Lebanon

32

1

+

10.230

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Nouvelle Flore du Liban et de la Syrie I (Mouterde 1966)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Sinai peninsula

7

0

+

58.824

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

A Manual Flora of Egypt (Muschler 1912)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

Syria

17

0

+

185.180

Med-Checklist, Vol. 1 (Greuter et al. 1984)

Nouvelle Flore du Liban et de la Syrie I (Mouterde 1966)

Conspectus Florae Orientalis, Vol. 9 (Zohary, Heyn & Heller 1994)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

NORTH, CENTRAL

AND EASTERN ASIA

2342

 

 

27.875.469

 

China (excl. Tibet, Taiwan) [Anhui 208, Beijing 9, Chongqing 239, Fujian 363, Gansu 199, Guangdong 453, Guangxi 635, Guizhou 709, Hainan 379, Hebei 97, Heilongjiang 72, Henan 155, Hubei 269, Hunan 421, Jiangsu 106, Jiangxi 363, Jilin 83, Liaoning 81, Nei Mongol 55, Ningxia 25, Qinghai 41, Shaanxi 191, Shandong 76, Shanxi 89, Sichuan 764, South China Sea Isl. 4, Xinjiang 52, Yunnan 1229, Zhejiang 352]

1892

[still too high]

633

++

8.351.300

Flora of China, vol. 2/3 (2013)

Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (Vol. 2-6)

Plants of Central Asia, Vol. 1 (Grubov 1963 [transl. 1999])

Tibet (Xizang)

492

33

++

1.220.000

Flora of China, vol. 2/3 (2013)

Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (Vol. 2-6)

Plants of Central Asia, Vol. 1 (Grubov 1963 [transl. 1999])

Japan (incl. Yakushima Isl. and Izu Isl., except Ryukyu and Bonin Isl.)

670

117

++

372.769

Flora of Japan (Ohwi 1965)

Flora of Japan, Vol. 1 (Iwatsuki et al., ed., 1995)

Korea (incl. Cheju Isl.)

284

5

+

120.500

(North Korea)

99.300

(South Korea)

Provisional Checklist of Vascular Plants for the Korea Peninsula Flora (KPF) (Chang, C.-S., H. Kim, & K.S. Chang (2014))

Mongolia

52

0

++

1.566.500

Key to the Vascular Plants of Mongolia (Grubov 1982)

Plants of Central Asia, Vol. 1 (Grubov 1963 [transl. 1999])

Conspectus of the vascular plants of Mongolia (Urgamal, M. et al. 2014)

Ryukyu Isl.

270

13

++

4.700

Flora of the Ryukyu Islands (Walker 1976)

Siberia (incl. Russian Far East, Kamchatka, Kuril Isl., Amur, Ussuri, Sakhalin, Primorye, Magadan, Commander Isl. etc.)

172

14

+

ca. 12.100.000

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Flora of the Russian Arctic, Vol. 1 (Tolmachev, ed., 1995)

Plants of Central Asia, Vol. 1 (Grubov 1963 [transl. 1999])

Taiwan (Formosa)

717

62

++

36.000

Index to Ferns and Fern Allies of Taiwan (Knapp 2014)

Ferns of Taiwan (Ralf Knapp 2010, with supplement 2013)

Flora of China, vol. 2/3 (2013)

Flora Reipublicae Popularis Sinicae (Vol. 1-6, 1990 ff.)

Flora of Taiwan, Vol. 1 (2nd. ed., 1994)

Central Asian Republics (Kazakstan, Tadjikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kirgisia)

55

0

++

2.717.300 (Kazakstan)

143.100 (Tadjikistan)

488.100 (Turkmen.)

447.400 (Uzbekistan)

198.500 (Kyrgyzstan)

Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (Czerepanov 1995, Checklist)

Plants of Central Asia, Vol. 1 (Grubov 1963 [transl. 1999])

Lazkov G.A., Sultanova B.A. (2011): Checklist of vascular plants of Kyrgyzstan

Abdulina, S.A. (1999) Checklist of vascular plants of Kazakhstan

 

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

INDIAN SUBCONTINENT AND INDOCHINA

1645

 

 

6.437.509

 

Andaman Isl.

68

0

++

6.496

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

Pteridophytes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Dixit 2001)

Bangladesh

> 150

[144 in list]

1

o

147.570

An annotated checklist of ferns and fern-allies of Bangladesh (Mirza & Rahman 1997)

Bhutan

404

1

o

47.000

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the ferns of Nepal (Fraser-Jenkins 1997)

Burma (Myanmar)

610

13

o

676.552

The ferns of Burma (Dickason 1946)

Cambodia

> 300?

[173 in list]

0

o

181.035

Lindsay, S. & Middleton, D.J. (2012 onwards). Ferns of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/thaiferns/

Fougeres (de la Flore Generale de l'Indochine) (Tardieu-Blot & Christensen 1939-1951)

India

(incl. Sikkim, excl. Jammu & Kashmir, excl. Andaman and Nicobar Isl.)

973

12

++

3.278.967

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the ferns of Nepal (Fraser-Jenkins 1997)

Illustrated Manual of Ferns of Assam (Borthakur et al. 2000)

The Ferns of India: Enumeration, Synonyms and Distribution (Chandra 2000)

Fern flora of South India (Nampy & Madhusoodanan 1998)

An illustrated fern flora of West Himalaya. Vol. 1-2 (Khullar 1994/2000)

Jammu & Kashmir

163

0

++

 

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the ferns of Nepal (Fraser-Jenkins 1997)

Flora of West Pakistan. Incl.: An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir (by R. R. Stewart) (Nasir, ed., 1972)

An illustrated fern flora of West Himalaya. Vol. 1-2 (Khullar 1994/2000)

Laos

> 400

[241 in list]

2

o

236.800

Lindsay, S. & Middleton, D.J. (2012 onwards). Ferns of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/thaiferns/

Fougeres (de la Flore Generale de l'Indochine) (Tardieu-Blot & Christensen 1939-1951)

Checklist: http://www.rbge.org.uk/assets/files/science/6.1_Tropical/Checklist.pdf

Maldives

?0

0

-

298

 

Nepal

551

4

++

147.181

Fraser-Jenkins et al. (2015): Ferns and Fern-allies of Nepal. Volume 1.

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the ferns of Nepal (Fraser-Jenkins 1997)

An Enumeration of the Flowering Plants of Nepal, Vol. 1 (Hara et al. 1978)

An enumeration of the Pteridophytes of Nepal (Iwatsuki 1988)

An illustrated fern flora of West Himalaya. Vol. 1-2 (Khullar 1994/2000)

Nicobar Isl.

89

2

++

1.800

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

Pteridophytes of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Dixit 2001)

Flora of Great Nicobar Island (Sinha 1999)

Pakistan

142

 

0

+

796.095

An illustrated fern flora of West Himalaya. Vol. 1-2 (Khullar 1994/2000)

Flora of West Pakistan. Incl.: An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir (by R. R. Stewart) (Nasir, ed., 1972)

Sri Lanka

325

42

++

65.610

A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon, vol. 15/1-2 (Shaffer-Fehre, ed., 2006)

Taxonomic Revision of Three Hundred Indian Subcontinental Pterophytes With a Revised Census-List (Fraser-Jenkins 2008)

An annotated check-list of the Pteridophytes of Ceylon (Sledge 1982)

Thailand

705

25

+

513.115

Lindsay, S. & Middleton, D.J. (2012 onwards). Ferns of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. http://rbg-web2.rbge.org.uk/thaiferns/

Flora of Thailand, Vol. 3/1-4 (Tagawa & Iwatsuki 1979-1989)

Pteridophytes in Thailand (Boonkeerd & Pollawatn 2000)

Vietnam

817

44

+

331.690

Fougeres (de la Flore Generale de l'Indochine) (Tardieu-Blot & Christensen 1939-1951)

Cay Co Vietnam (An Illustrated Flora of Vietnam), vol. 1 (Pham-Hoang Ho (1991)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

MALESIA

> 3000 (2950 in list)

 

 

2.959.296

Flora Malesiana, Series II: Ferns and Fern Allies. Vol. 1-4 (to be continued)

Bismarck Arch. (New Britain, New Ireland, New Hanover, Admirality Isl., etc.)

> 350

[264 in list]

20

- (+)

48.500

Flora of the Bismarck Archipelago for naturalists (Peekel 1947, reprint 1985)

Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, Kalimantan, incl. Brunei, Natuna Isl., Riouw Arch.)

> 1000 [963 in list]

265

- (+)

743.384

The Plants of Mt. Kinabalu, vol. 1 (Ferns and Fern Allies) (Parris et al. 1992)

Java (incl. Madura Isl.)

504

47

- (+)

130.520

 

Lesser Sunda Isl. (Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Flores, Sumba, Timor, Alor, Wetar)

362

13

+

ca. 80.000

The Ferns of the Lesser Sunda Islands (Posthumus 1944)

On the Ferns of Sumba (Posthumus 1930)

A preliminary Study on Pteridophytes of Lombok: List of the Species (Wardani & Jaenudin 2013)

Flora of Bali - a provisional checklist (van Balgooy et al. 2014)

peninsular Malaysia (incl. Langkawi Isl.)

675

44

- (++)

132.246

Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Vol. 1 (2010), 2 (2013) (Parris et al., eds.) (to be continued)

A revised Flora of Malaya II: Ferns of Malaya, ed. 2 (Holttum 1966)

Singapore

182

0

++

710

Flora of Peninsular Malaysia, Series I: Ferns and Lycophytes, Vol. 1 (2010), 2 (2013) (Parris et al., eds.) (to be continued)

A Guide to the Ferns of Singapore (Wee 1987)

A checklist of the total vascular plant flora of Singapore (Chong et al. 2009)

Moluccas (Tanimbar, Kei, Aru, Banda, Ambon, Seram, Buru, Obi, Bacan, Halmaheira, Ternate, Tidore, Morotai, Talaud, Wetar)

> 700

[662 in list]

92

- (+)

74.500

Taxonomic Studies of Pteridophytes of Ambon and Seram (Moluccas) (in 12 parts) (Kato 1988-2007)

New Guinea (Irian Jaya and Papua New Guinea, incl. d'Entrecasteaux Isl., Goodenough Isl., Louisiade Arch., Rennell, Yapen, Biak, Waigeu Islands etc.)

> 1250 [1165 in list]

620

- (+)

800.000

The ferns and fern-allies of Papua New Guinea (Johns & Bellamy, 1979 ff., in 12 parts)

A Checklist of the Fern Allies, Ferns and Gymnosperms of the N. E. Kepala Burung (Vogelkop), Irian Jaya, Indonesia (Edwards, Johns & Kowalska 2012)

Philippines (incl. Sulu Arch., Palawan)

1013

271

+

300.000

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines (www.philippineplants.org)

Guide to Philippine Flora and Fauna, Vol. 2 (Zamora & Co 1986)

Solomons (incl. Bougainville, excl. Santa Cruz Isl.)

433

26

++

35.926

Ferns of the Solomon Islands (D. Glenny, draft)

Checklist of Solomon Island Ferns (Cheng-Wei Chen, draft)

Sulawesi (Celebes) (incl. Selayar, Banggai, Sangihe)

791

86

+

189.070

Hovenkamp, P. (2013 onwards): Ferns of Sulawesi - Checklist. sulawesiferns.myspecies.info

Sumatra (incl. Mentawai, Enggano, Nias, Simeulue, Lingga, Anambas, Krakatau, Bangka, Belitung, Batu)

> 800

[683 in list]

133

- (+)

425.150

 

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

AUSTRALIA

469

159

 

7.690.849

Australia in general:

Census of Australian Vascular Plants (Hnatiuk 1990)

Flora of Australia, Volume 48 (1998)

New South Wales

168

3

++

801.500

 

Australian Capital Territory

15

0

++

 

 

Northern Territory

83

3

++

1.346.200

 

Queensland

389

77

++

1.727.200

 

South Australia

48

1

++

984.400

Flora of South Australia (Jessop & Toelken 1986)

Ferns and Allied Plants of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia (Duncan & Isaac 1994)

Tasmania

95

7

++

68.300

Ferns and Allied Plants of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia (Duncan & Isaac 1994)

The Ferns of Tasmania (Garrett 1997)

Victoria

122

1

++

227.600

Ferns and Allied Plants of Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia (Duncan & Isaac 1994)

Flora of Victoria, Vol. 2 (Walsh & Entwisle, ed., 1994)

Western Australia

85

9

++

2.535.500

 

Christmas Island (Australia)

28

2

++

135

Flora of Australia, Vol. 49/50 (Oceanic Islands) (1993/1994)

Cocos Island (Keeling Island)

0

0

++

14

Flora of Australia, Vol. 49/50 (Oceanic Islands) (1993/1994)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

PACIFIC

1257

 

 

349.946

Pacific in general:

Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands (Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg 1998)

American Samoa

110

2

o

197

A revision of the Pteridophyta of Samoa (Christensen 1943)

Vegetation of Eastern Samoa (Whistler 1980)

Plants of the Manua Islands (Yuncker 1945)

Antipodes Isl.

23

1

++

ca. 60

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey, Given & Lovis 1985)

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

Auckland Isl.

43

0

++

551

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey, Given & Lovis 1985)

Austral Isl. (Tubuai Isl., incl. Rapa Isl.)

103

21

+

148

Les Orchidees du Tubuai, suives d'un catalogue des plantes a fleurs et fougeres des Iles Australes (Hallé 1980)

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Banaba Isl. (Ocean Isl.)

1

0

+

ca. 10

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Bonin Isl. (incl. Volcano Isl. = Kazan-Retto = Iwo-jima)

71

19

++

132

A revised list of vascular plants indigenous and introduced to the Bonin (Ogasawara) and the Volcano (Kazan) Islands (Kobayashi & Ono 1987)

Flora of the Bonin Islands (Toyoda 1981)

Campbell Isl.

21

0

++

137

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey, Given & Lovis 1985)

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

Chatham Isl., Snares Isl.

105

1

++

963

Checklist of vascular plants recorded from Chatham Islands (de Lange et al. 2011)

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey et al. 1985)

Christmas Isl. (Kiribati p. p.)

0

0

+

321

Plants of Christmas Island (Chock & Hamilton 1962)

Cook Isl. (incl. Rarotonga Isl.)

69

7

+

230

Flora of Rarotonga (Wilder 1931)

Flora of Cook Islands (2016)

Federal States of Micronesia (Central and Eastern Carolines: Truk, Yap, Pohnpei, Kosrae)

142

13

+

702

Checklist of the vascular plants of Pohnpei... (Herrera et al. 2010)

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Fiji

336

57

++

18.376

The pteridophyte flora of Fiji (Brownlie 1977)

A revised Checklist of Fijian ferns and lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie 2011)

Gambier Isl. (incl. Mangareva Isl.)

9

0

+

ca. 50

Census of the flora of the Gambier Islands, Polynesia (St. John 1988)

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Gilbert Islands (Kiribati p. p.)

4

0

+

311

Flora of the Gilbert Islands, Kiribati, checklist (Fosberg & Sachet 1987)

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Vegetation of Nauru and the Gilbert Islands (Thaman 1992)

Hawaii

170

116

+

16.729

Ferns of Hawai’i (Valier 1995)

Henderson Isl. (incl. Ducie Atoll)

8

0

+

37

Henderson Island (Southeast Polynesia) (Fosberg et al. 1983)

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Kermadec Isl.

37

3

++

36

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

Kermadec Islands Flora. An annotated checklist (Sykes 1977)

New records and other information on the vascular flora of the Kermadec Islands (Sykes & West 1996)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey, Given & Lovis 1985)

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

Line Islands (Kiribati p. p.)

7

0

+

436

Notes on the vascular flora and terrestrial vertebrates of Caroline Atoll, Southern Line Islands (Clapp & Sibley 1971)

Vegetation History of Washington Island (Teraina), Northern Line Islands (Wester et al. 1992)

Checklist of the vascular plants of the northern Line Islands (Wester 1985)

Lord Howe Isl.

60

21

++

154

Flora of Australia, Vol. 49/50 (Oceanic Islands) (1993/1994)

Macquarie Isl.

6

0

++

123

Flora of Australia, Vol. 49/50 (Oceanic Islands) (1993/1994)

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

Marcus Isl.

0

0

+

ca. 10

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Marquesas Isl.

114

34

o

1.020

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Marshall Isl.

10

0

+

174

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Vascular Plants recorded from Jaluit Atoll (Fosberg & Sachet 1962)

A review of the natural history of the Marshall Islands (Fosberg 1990)

Nauru

3

0

++

21

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Vegetation of Nauru and the Gilbert Islands (Thaman 1992)

The Flora of Nauru (Thaman et al. 1994)

New Caledonia (incl. Ile des Pins, Loyalty Isl., Ile Art)

275

114

++

19.058

Flore de la Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependances, Vol. 3 (Brownlie 1969)

New Zealand (incl. Stewart Isl., Three Kings Isl.)

193

42

++

270.000

Flora of New Zealand: Ferns and Lycophytes (Brownsey & Perrie, 2014, 2015) - various volumes

New Zealand Ferns and Allied Plants (Brownsey & Smith-Dodsworth 1989)

A revised classification of New Zealand pteridophytes with a synonymic checklist of species (Brownsey, Given & Lovis 1985)

Niue Isl.

28

0

++

264

The flora of Niue Island (Yuncker 1943)

Contributions to the flora of Niue (Sykes 1970)

Norfolk Isl.

48

6

++

39

Flora of Australia, Vol. 49/50 (Oceanic Islands) (1993/1994)

Northern Marianas

29

1

++

152

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Ferns and Orchids of the Mariana Islands (Raulerson & Rinehart 1992)

Palau Isl. (Republic of Palau, Western Carolines)

125

12

+

516

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Vascular Plants of Palau with vernacular names (Fosberg et al. 1980)

Phoenix Islands (Kiribati p.p.)

0

0

++

42

Flora of the Phoenix Islands, Central Pacific (Fosberg & Stoddart 1994)

Pitcairn Isl., Oeno Atoll

18

3

+

6

An account of the flora of Pitcairn Island (St. John 1987)

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Rotuma Isl.

31

0

+

43

Ferns of Rotuma Island, a Descriptive Manual (St. John 1954)

Santa Cruz Isl. (Vanikoro, etc.)

35

2

+

815

Ferns of the Solomon Islands (D. Glenny, draft)

Checklist of Solomon Island Ferns (Cheng-Wei Chen, draft)

Society Isl. (Tahiti, Moorea, Raiatea, Huahine, Bora Bora, Makatea, etc.)

195

53

o

1.628

Pteridophytes of Society Islands (Copeland 1931)

 

Southern Marianas (incl. Guam)

70

2

++

867

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Ferns and Orchids of the Mariana Islands (Raulerson & Rinehart 1992)

The Flora of Guam (Stone 1970)

Tokelau Isl. (incl. Swains Isl.)

9

0

o

14

The vegetation of the Tokelau Islands with special reference to the plants of Nukunonu Atoll (Parham 1971)

The Flora and Vegetation of Swains Island (Whistler 1983)

Tonga

90

3

+

750

Plants of Tonga (Yuncker 1959)

The vegetation of Late, Tonga (Sykes 1981)

The Pteridophytes of 'Eua, Southern Tonga (Sykes 1978)

New or noteworthy ferns from the Tongan Islands (Iwatsuki 1963)

Tuamotu Arch. (excl. Gambier Isl.)

9

0

o

ca. 450

Takapoto Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago: terrestrial vegetation (Sachet 1983)

Flora of Makatea (Wilder 1934)

Flora of Southestern Polynesia, II. Pteridophytes (Brown & Brown 1931)

Tuvalu (Ellice Isl.)

7

0

o

26

Vegetation and Flora of Nui Atoll, Tuvalu (Woodroffe 1985)

Vanuatu

> 200

[171 in list]

17

-

12.190

 

Wake Isl.

0

0

+

8

Vegetation and flora of Wake Island (Fosberg 1959)

Wake Island vegetation and flora, 1961-1963 (Fosberg & Sachet 1969)

Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae (Fosberg et al. 1982)

Wallis Isl., Futuna Isl. (Horne Isl.)

?ca. 30

[6 in list]

 

?0

-

177

 

Western Samoa

229

25

o

2.831

A revision of the Pteridophyta of Samoa (Christensen 1943)

Vegetation and Flora of the Aleipata Islands, Western Samoa (Whistler 1983)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

NORTH AMERICA

459

 

 

21.938.931

North America in general:

Flora of North America, North of Mexico, Vol. 2 (1993)

A Field Manual of the Ferns and Fern-Allies of the United States and Canada (Lellinger 1985)

BONAP's North American Plant Atlas (www.bonap.org)

PLANTS database (plants.usda.gov)

Alaska (incl. Aleutes)

84

2

++

1.530.000

Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories (Hultén 1968)

Greenland

38

0

++

2.175.600

 

Canada

(Alberta 76, British Columbia 114, Labrador 47, Manitoba 57, Northern Territories 47, New Brunswick 86, Newfoundland 80, Nova Scotia 84, Nunavut 24, Ontario 116, Quebec 115, Prince Edward Isl. 49, Saskatchewan 63, Yukon 48)

179

1

++

9.970.610

The flora of Canada (Scoggan 1978)

Les fougeres et les plantes alliees du Canada (Cody & Britton 1989)

St. Pierre & Miquelon Isl.

43

0

++

242

 

USA (Lower 48 States)

(Alabama 104, Arizona 111, Arkansas 79, California 116, Colorado 76, Connecticut 94, Delaware 68, District of Columbia 53, Florida 134, Georgia 103, Idaho 84, Illinois 94, Indiana 82, Iowa 65, Kansas 44, Kentucky 82, Louisiana 66, Maine 95, Maryland 91, Massachusetts 92, Michigan 113, Minnesota 103, Mississippi 66, Missouri 70, Montana 84, Nebraska 33, Nevada 54, New Hampshire 93, New Jersey 89, New Mexico 80, New York 114, North Carolina 108, North Dakota 35, Ohio 89, Oklahoma 73, Oregon 98, Pennsylvania 103, Rhode Island 71, South Carolina 90, South Dakota 54, Tennessee 91, Texas 135, Utah 72, Vermont 101, Virginia 102, Washington State 100, West Virginia 91, Wisconsin 99, Wyoming 67)

429

72

++

8.262.426

 

Bermuda

19

4

o

53

Flora of Bermuda (Britton 1918)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

CARIBBEAN

1110

 

 

232.680

 

Anguilla

0

0

++

ca. 70

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Antigua and Barbuda

31

0

++

441

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Eastern Netherlands Antilles (Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao)

8

0

++

ca. 600

Pteridophyta, in: Flora of the Netherlands Antilles, Vol. 1 (Kramer 1962)

Bahamas

40

0

++

13.939

Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Correll & Correll 1982)

Barbados

35

0

++

430

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Cayman Isl.

19

0

++

262

Flora of the Cayman Islands (Proctor 1984)

Cuba

544

89

+

114.525

Flora de la Republica de Cuba, Vol. 4: Hymenophyllaceae (Sánchez 2000)

Dominica

199

1

++

750

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Flora of Dominica (Hodge 1954)

Grenada

154

2

++

344

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Guadeloupe (incl. Marie Galante, La Désirade)

315

1

++

ca. 1600

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Hispaniola (Dominican Republic & Haiti)

555

60

o

76.200

 

Jamaica

557

63

++

10.991

Ferns of Jamaica (Proctor 1985)

Martinique

229

3

++

1.102

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Montserrat

120

1

++

102

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Puerto Rico

357

22

++

8.959

Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Proctor 1989)

St. Barthelemy (St. Barts)

9

0

++

ca. 40

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

St. Eustatius, Saba

71

0

++

ca. 40

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

St. Kitts & Nevis

135

2

++

269

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

A revised list of pteridophytes from St. Kitts (Proctor 1962)

St. Lucia

124

1

++

616

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

St. Maarten (St. Martin)

14

0

++

86

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

167

0

++

389

Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Vol. 2: Pteridophyta (Proctor 1977)

Trinidad & Tobago

296

17

+

5.068

An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago... (Baksh-Comeau et al. 2016)

Checklist of the pteridophytes of Trinidad & Tobago (Baksh-Comeau 2000)

Turks & Caicos Isl.

7

0

++

430

Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Correll & Correll 1982)

Virgin Islands (U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands)

55

0

++

495

Ferns of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Proctor 1989)

Flora of St. John (Proctor in Acevedo-Rodriguez et al. 1996)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA

1833

 

 

2.485.930

Central America in general:

Flora Mesoamericana, Vol. 1 (1995)

Ferns and allied plants, with special reference to tropical America (Tryon & Tryon 1982)

Mexico (incl. Isla Guadalupe)

(Aguascalientes 81, Baja California Norte 73, Baja California Sur 68, Campeche 54, Cedros Isl. 3, Chiapas 730, Chihuahua 173, Coahuila 118, Colima 217, Distrito Federal 118, Durango 155, Guanajuato 132, Guerrero 387, Hidalgo 343, Jalisco 316, Mexico State 293, Michoacan 256, Morelos 197, Nayarit 200, Nuevo Leon 147, Oaxaca 734, Puebla 327, Queretaro 232, Quintana Roo 56, San Luis Potosi 256, Sinaloa 162, Sonora 148, Tabasco 118, Tamaulipas 194, Tlaxcala 45, Veracruz 588, Yucatan 36, Zacatecas 122)

1043

210

++

1.964.382

Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico (Villasenor 2016)

Pteridophytes of Mexico (Mickel & Smith 2004)

Flora Novo-Galiciana, Volume 17 (McVaugh 1992)

Pteridophytes. Flora of Chiapas, part 2 (Smith 1981)

Flora of Baja California (Wiggins 1980)

Pteridophyte flora of Oaxaca, Mexico (Mickel & Beitel 1988)

Ferns and fern allies of Chihuahua, Mexico (Knobloch & Correll 1962)

Listados floristicos de Mexico. IX. Flora de Durango (Elizondo et al. 1991)

Flora de Mexico, Volume 6, parts 1-3: Pteridophyta (1993-1995)

Revillagigedos Isl. (incl. Socorro Isl.)

18

1

++

ca. 20

Pteridophytes of Mexico (Mickel & Smith 2004)

The vascular flora of Isla Socorro, Mexico (Lewin & Moran 1989)

Guatemala

723

5

++

108.889

Ferns and fern allies of Guatemala, pt. 1-3 (Stolze 1976-83)

Belize

270

2

++

22.965

Flora Mesoamericana, Vol. 1 (1995)

Honduras

680

4

++

112.492

Hondurensis Plantarum Vascularium Catalogus. Pteridophyta (Sutherland et al. 1996)

El Salvador

307

3

++

21.041

Una guia taxonomica para helechos de El Salvador (Seiler 1980)

Listado de la flora Salvadorensis / Pteridophyta (Pfeiffer-Berendsohn 1989)

Nicaragua

609

3

++

129.494

Flora of Nicaragua, Vol. 4 (Helechos) (Gomez & Arbelaez 2009)

Costa Rica (except Isla del Coco)

1129

97

+(+)

51.060

The Ferns and Fern allies of Costa Rica, Panama, and the Choco. Part 1 (Lellinger 1989)

Isla del Coco (Cocos Isl.)

57

16

++

40

The ferns and fern-allies of Cocos Island, Costa Rica (Gomez 1975) [= Contribuciones a la pteridologia costarricense. VII. Pteridofita de la Isla de Cocos]

Preliminary list of Plants from Cocos Island (Fosberg & Klawe 1966)

Panama

939

44

++

75.517

Flora of Panama: Checklist and index (D'Arcy 1987)

The Ferns and Fern allies of Costa Rica, Panama, and the Choco. Part 1 (Lellinger 1989)

Clipperton Isl.

0

0

+

30

Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands (Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg 1998)

 

Country / Region

Species in list

endem.

Status

Area (km2)

Reference works and checklists

SOUTH AMERICA

3564

 

 

17.867.545

South America in general:

Ferns and allied plants, with special reference to tropical America (Tryon & Tryon 1982)

Colombia

1638

160

+(+)

1.141.748

Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia (Bernal, Gradstein & Celis, eds., 2015)

The Ferns and Fern allies of Costa Rica, Panama, and the Choco. Part 1 (Lellinger 1989)

Helechos y plantas afines de Colombia (Murillo-Pulido 1990)

Flora de Colombia, Vol. 9: Pteridophyta 1 (Murillo-Pulido 1988)

Malpelo Isl. (Colombia)

1

0

+

ca. 10

Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands (Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg 1998)

Venezuela

(Amazonas 543, Anzoategui 145, Apure 98, Aragua 471, Barinas 165, Bolivar 560, Carabobo 150, Cojedes 78, Delta Amacuro 89, Dependencias Federales 5, Distrito Federal 327, Falcon 240, Guarico 65, Isla Margarita 6, Lara 341, Merida 450, Miranda 311, Monagas 166, Nueva Esparta 82, Portuguesa 278, Sucre 273, Tachira 367, Trujillo 296, Yaracuy 230, Zulia 168)

1152

130

++

912.050

Flora de Venezuela, Vol. 1 + 2 (Helechos) (Vareschi 1968-69)

Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana, Vol. 2 (1995)

Nuevo Catalogo de la flora vascular de Venezuela (Hokche, Berry & Huber, eds., 2008)

French Guiana

326

9

+ (+)

83.534

Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (2nd Edition) (Boggan et al. 1997)

Flora of the Guianas (Series B, various volumes)

Guide to the Vascular Plants of Central French Guiana, Vol. 1 (Mori 1997)

Guyana (British Guyana)

516

21

+ (+)

214.969

Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (2nd Edition) (Boggan et al. 1997)

Flora of the Guianas (Series B, various volumes)

Surinam

323

4

+ (+)

163.265

Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (2nd Edition) (Boggan et al. 1997)

Flora of the Guianas (Series B, various volumes)

The Pteridophytes of Suriname (Kramer 1978)

Ecuador

1413

185

+ (+)

272.045

Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador (Moeller-Joergensen et al. 1999)

Flora of Ecuador (various volumes)

Galapagos Isl.

119

11

+(+)

7.844

Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador (Joergensen et al. 1999)

Flora of the Galapagos Islands (Wiggins & Porter 1971)

Peru

1165

123

++

1.280.000

Pteridophyta of Peru, pt. 1-6 (Tryon & Stolze 1989-94)

Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru (Brako & Zarucchi 1993)

Bolivia

1194

181

+

1.098.581

Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Bolivia (Jorgensen et al. 2014)

A catalogue of the ferns and flowering plants of Bolivia (Foster 1958, outdated)

Brazil

(Acre 180, Alagoas 65, Amapa 76, Amazonas 294, Bahia 328, Ceara 101, Distrito Federal 106, Espirito Santo 332, Goias 178, Maranhao 40, Mato Grosso 232, Mato Grosso do Sul 106, Minas Gerais 601, Para 177, Paraiba 29, Parana 460, Pernambuco 165, Piaui 22, Rio de Janeiro 569, Rio Grande do Norte 9, Rio Grande do Sul 363, Rondonia 88, Roraima 99, Santa Catarina 456, Sao Paulo 567, Sergipe 10, Tocantins 20)

1323

492

+

8.547.404

Lista de Especies da Flora do Brasil (floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br)

Flora ilustrada Catarinense (Sehnem 1967-84)

Flora ilustrada do Rio Grande do Sul (various volumes, 1955-64)

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008) (for S-Brazil)

Ilha da Trindade (Brazil)

5

5

+

 

Lista de Especies da Flora do Brasil (floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br)

Paraguay

245

5

+ (+)

406.752

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Flora of Paraguay (various volumes)

Uruguay

105

1

+

176.215

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Flora de Uruguay, Vol. 1 Pteridophyta (Legrand & Lombardo 1958)

Argentina

368

18

+

2.780.400

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Catalogo de las plantas vasculares de la Republica Argentina, Vol. 1 (Zuloaga et al. 1996)

Chile

122

14

++

756.626

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Catalogo de la flora vascular de Chile (Marticorena 1984)

Flora of Chile, Vol. 1 (Marticorena et al., ed., 1995)

Desventuradas Isl.

0

0

+

ca. 30

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Juan Fernandez Isl. (Robinson Crusoe Isl.)

51

22

++

181

Catalogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur (Zuloaga et al. 2008)

Vascular flora of the Robinson Crusoe Islands (Marticorena et al. 1998)

Flora of Chile, Vol. 1 (Marticorena et al., ed., 1995)

Helechos de Juan Fernandez (Barrera Moscoso 1997)

Easter Island (Rapa Nui)

14

5

+

180

Vegetation of the Tropical Pacific Islands (Mueller-Dombois & Fosberg 1998)

Flora of Chile, Vol. 1 (Marticorena et al., ed., 1995)

Falkland Isl.

21

1

++

12.173

The current status and distribution of the Falkland islands pteridophyte flora (Broughton & MacAdam 2003)

Flowering Plants of the Falkland Islands (Woods 2000)

The vascular flora of the Falkland Islands (Moore 1968)

South Georgia, South Shetland

8

0

+

3.750 (S. G.)

4.660 (S. S.)

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

Antarctic Peninsula

0

0

+

 

Biota Australis Terrestris (Ashworth & Vestal, Internet database)

 


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