Ceratopteridoideae

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Ceratopteridoideae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida /
 Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Subfamily: Ceratopteridoideae
S.Linds. 2009
Genera
Synonyms

Parkeriaceae Hook. 1825
Ceratopteridaceae Underw. 1900
'Parkeroideae' Smith et al. 2006

Ceratopteridoideae is one of the five subfamilies in the Pteridaceae family of ferns. It includes only the two genera Acrostichum and Ceratopteris.[1] The following diagram shows a likely phylogenic relationship between the two Ceratopteridoideae genera and the other Pteridaceae subfamilies.[2]

Pteridaceae


Cryptogrammoideae

 






Ceratopteridoideae

Acrostichum



Ceratopteris



Pteridoideae

 




   Cheilanthoideae   

 


Vittarioideae

 





References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Maarten J. M. Christenhusz, Xian-Chun Zhang & Harald Schneider (2011). "A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns" (PDF). Phytotaxa. 19: 7–54. 
  2. ^ Schuettpelz & Pryer, 2008 Eric Schuettpelz & Kathleen M. Pryer: "Ch. 15. Fern pylogeny" in Biology and Evolution of Ferns and Lycophytes], ed. Tom A. Ranker and Christopher H. Haufler. Cambridge University Press (2008)