FLORA MALAYSIANA

Plants of the Malaysian Region



Ferns, Pteridophyte Plants,


Family: PARKERIACEAE, Water Fern.
Taxonomy: Phylum: Lycopodiophyta, Cronquist, Takht. & W.Zimm., [P.D. Cantino & M.J. Donoghue], Class: Pteridopsida, Syn: = Polypodiopsida, Order: Pteridales, Doweld , Family: Parkeriaceae, Hook, [Note: in other classifications this family is placed under Family: Pteridaceae, E.D.M. Kirchn., 1831, as one of 5 Subfamilies: 1) Adiantoideae, 2) Cheilanthoideae, 3) Cryptogrammoideae, 4) Parkerioideae, Syn: = Acrostichoideae, 5) Pteridoideae,


Genus: Ceratopteris, Brongniart, (1821), Syn: = Parkeria, = Acrotichum, Water Ferns,


Water Fern, Paku Air, Paku Ruan, Species: Ceratopteris thalictroides, (Linn.) Brongn, 1821, Syn: = Acrotichum thalictroides, Linn. 1753,
Ref: A Student's Guide to the Ferns of Singapore Island, Anne Johnson, (1959, Malaysan Nature Journal Vil 13 - page 151, http://fairfun.net/tmy2/flora_my/flora_my-f/f0pdp01a.htm,
File: f0a040612-waterfern01s.jpg Original Size: 320 x 240
Loc.: Section 17, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Date: 01 August 2000.
Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Taxonomy: Family: Parkeriaceae, Hook, Subfamily: Parkerioideae, Syn: = Acrostichoideae, Genera: Ceratopteris, Brongniart, (1821), Syn: = Parkeria, = Acrotichum, Species: Ceratopteris thalictroides, (Linn.) Brongn, 1821, Syn: = Acrotichum thalictroides, Linn. 1753,