J Syst Evol ›› 1998, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (6): 521-529.

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A Taxonomic Study of Huperzia Bernh.(s. s.) Sect. Huperzia in China

ZHANG Li-Bing, KUNG Hsian-Shiu   

  • Published:1998-11-10

Abstract: The fern-allied genus Huperzia Bernh. (sen. str. ) is divided into two sections: Sect. Huperzia and Sect. Serratae (Rothm.)Holub. The circumscription of Sect. Huperzia is revised. The classification of this section in China is presented. Twelve species and one variety are recognized here, including one new combination, H. quasipolytrichoides (Hayata) Ching var. rectifolia (J. F. Cheng)H. S. Kung et L. B. Zhang, two new synonyms, H.hupehensis Ching and H. whangshanensis Ching et P. C. Chiu.

Key words: Huperzia, Infrageneric classification, Sect. Huperzia, Revision, Toxonomy,