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Vol. 14(4) - 2009

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The Proceedings of the Fourth Symposium on Asian Pteridology and Garden Show, 13—17 November 2007, Philippines, was published by V.B. Amoroso (Ed.), Central Mindanao University, Bukidnon. 2008.


Barcelona, J.F. 2008. The collection and conservation status of Philippine endemic pteridophytes, in V.B. Amoroso: 170—177, illus.


Barrington, D.S. & C. Li. 2008. A three-sequence world phylogeny for the genus Polystichum (Dryopteridaceae), in V.B. Amoroso: 130—135, illus.


Beaman, J.H. & P.J. Edwards. 2007. Ferns of Kinabalu. An introduction.198 pp, illus. Natural History Publications (Borneo), ISBN 983-812-122-3. --- Listing of the 100 (out of 593) more common species between 600—2800 m; arranged by family, no keys.


Brummitt, R.K. 2009. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 60. Taxon 58: 281. --- Conservation of Marattiaceae recommended.


Brune, T. 2007. Anatomische und molekulargenetische Untersuchungen an Schachtelhalmen (Equisetum). Jahresb. Ges. Naturk. Wόrttemberg 163: 47—80, illus. (In German, Engl. summ.). ---  9 Central European species, 4 hybrids.


Chang, H.-M., W.-L. Chiou & J.-C. Wang. 2009. Molecular evidence for genetic heterogeneity and the hybrid origin of Acrorumohra subreflexipinna from Taiwan. Amer. Fern J. 99: 61—77, illus. --- Result of recurrent hybridisation (parents with overlap from Thailand to Taiwan, so why only found in Taiwan. Ed.)?


Ebihara, A. & S. Hennequin. 2008. Is Hymenophyllum polyanthos a true cosmopolitan species? , in V.B. Amoroso: 162—169, illus. --- Probably not, but a species complex..


Ebihara, A., J.-Y. Dubuisson, K. Iwatsuki & M. Ito. 2007. Systematics of Trichomanes (Hymenophyllaceae: Pteridophyta), progress and future interests. Fern Gaz. 18: 53—58, illus. Phylogenetic analysis of 81 taxa using rbcL; 8 robustly supported clades.


Iwatsuki, K. 2008. Asian fern flora in global conspectus, in V.B. Amoroso: 15—24, illus.


Ji, S.-G., K.-K. Huo, J. Wang & S.-L. Pan. 2008. A molecular phylogenetic study of Huperziaceae based on chloroplast rbcL and psbA-trnH sequences. J. Syst. Evol. 46: 213—219, illus. --- Phlegmariurus nests in Huperzia.


Kongol, C., R. Go, R.S. Pungga & H.M. Kader. 2007. Variations in spore and sporangium surface of the fern-allies Lycopodiaceae P. Beauv. ex Mirbel in Malaysia. Jurnal Biosains 18, 2: 77—97, illus.


Li, F.-W. et 6 al. 2009. Identifying a mysterious aquatic fern gametophyte. Pl. Syst. Evol. 281: 77—86, illus. --- “Sόίwassertang” not a liverwort, but DNA analyses show it to be close to hemi-epiphytic Lomariopsis spp., e.g. L. lineata; no sporophyte could be obtained.


Lindsay, S. & D.J. Middleton. 209. New combinations in the ferns of Thailand. Edinburgh J. Bot. 66: 355—361. --- Malesia: 4 Cyclosorus.


Liu, Y.-C., C.R. Fraser-Jenkins, V.B. Amoroso & W.-L. Chiou. 2008. Athyrium erythropodum (Woodsiaceae, Pteridophyta), a new Philippine record. Blumea 53: 447--451, illus. --- Taiwan, Luzon, Mindanao.


Manickam, V.S. & A. Benniamin. 2007. Pteris heteromorpha Fee – a new distributional record for Western Ghats of Karnataka, India. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 455—457, illus. --- Synonymy, description, notes.


Masuyama, S. 2008. Cryptic species in the fern Ceratopteris thalictroides (Parkeriaceae). III. Referential diagnostic characters of three cryptic species. J. Pl. Res. 121: 279—286, illus. --- 1 form in Malesia; summary in Amer. Fern. J. 98 (2008) 104—107, illus.


Masuyama, S. 2008. Morphological characteristics of Ceratopteris thalictroides complex, a polymorphic aquatic fern, in V.B. Amoroso: 151—154, illus.


Morakami, N., R. Jamen & W. Shinohara. 208. Apogamous and sexual forms of Hymenasplenium unilaterale in Mt. Kinabalu, in V.B. Amoroso: 155—161, illus.


Murdock, A.G. 2008. A taxonomic revision of the eusporangiate fern family Marattiaceae, with description of a new genus Ptisana. Taxon  57: 737--755, illus. --- Angiopteris, Christensenia (incl. Kaulfussia Blume) distinct, Old World Marattia now Ptisana with 22 taxa; generic key.


Murdock, A.G. 2008. Phylogeny of marattoid ferns (Marattiaceae): inferring a root in the absence of a closely related outgroup. Amer. J. Bot. 95: 626—641, illus.


Nagalingum, N.S., M.D. Nowak & K.M. Pryer. 2008. Assessing phylogenetic relationships in extant heterosporous ferns (Salviniales), with a focus on Pilularia and Salvinia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157:673—685, illus.


Nooteboom, H. 2008. How many genera have Davalliaceae? , in V.B. Amoroso: 63—68, illus. --- Only Davallia and Leucostegia.


Pangtey, Y.P.S., L.M. Tewari, K. Upreti & A. Martolia. 2007. Pteris pellucida Presl (Pteridaceae: Pteridophyta) – a rare taxon in Kumaun Himalaya. J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 31: 458—459. --- Synonymy, description, notes.


Parris, B. 2008. New genera of Malesian Grammatidaceae (with special reference to the Philippines), in V.B. Amoroso: 55—62, illus. --- Brief diagnoses of 12 genera; identification of Copeland’s (1960) spp; checklist for all spp.


Rothfels, C.J., M.D. Windham, A.L. Grusz, G.J. Gastony & K.M. Pryer. 2008. Toward a monophyletic Notholaena (Pteridaceae): resolving patterns of evolutionary convergence in xeric-adapted ferns. Taxon  57: 712--724, illus. --- Because of least number of new combinations restricted to New World lectotype.


Salgado, E.A. 2008. Asplenium caudatum G. Forst and ferns confused with it, in V.B. Amoroso: 136—144, illus. --- Key to and notes on the similar species.


Salino, A. et 5 al. 2008. A new species of Microgramma (Polypodiaceae) from Brazil and recircumscription of the genus based on phylogenetic evidence. Syst. Bot. 33: 630—635, illus. --- Synonymy, description.


Schneider, H., H.-P. Kreier, P. Hovenkamp & T. Janssen. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the fern genus Christiopteris shed new light onto the classification and biogeography of drynarioid ferns. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 157: 645—656, illus.


Schneider, H., A.R. Smith & K.M. Pryer. 2009. Is morphology really at odds with molecules in estimating fern phylogeny? Syst. Bot. 34: 455—475, illus. --- Not quite.


Schuettpelz, E., A.L. Grusz, M.D. Windham & K.M. Pryer.2008. The utility of nuclear gapCp in resolving polyploid fern origins. Syst. Bot. 33: 621—629, illus. --- New marker specially developed for ferns; cheilantoids as an example.


Shao, W. & S.-G. Lu. 209. First recognition of the genus Crypsinus (Polypodiaceae) in China. Acta Bot. Yunn. 31: 29—31, illus. --- C. trilobus ; synonymy, description, notes.


Thomson, J.A. 2008. Morphotype and conflicting taxonomies in Pteridium (Dennstaedtiaceae: Pteridophyta). Fern. Gaz. 18: 101—109, illus. --- 1 sp. with 11 subspp.


Yang, P. 2002. Preliminary studies on the morphology and phylogeny of the Chinese Selaginella. Master Thesis, College of Life, Henan Normal University. 65 pp, illus. (In Chinese, Engl. summ.).


Yatabe, Y., W. Shinohara, S. Matumoto & N. Murakami. 2009. Patterns of hybrid formation among cryptic species of bird-nest fern, Asplenium nidus complex (Aspleniaceae), in West Malesia. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 160: 42—63, illus.


Zamora, P.M. 2008. The richness of Philippine ferns (Filicophytes): their uses and study, in V.B. Amoroso: 25—48, illus.