Heads up: Some or all of the identifications affected by this split may have been replaced with identifications of Pleopeltis. This happens when we can't automatically assign an identification to one of the output taxa. Review identifications of Pleopeltis polypodioides 84022

Taxon split aaaaaa 48px Taxonomic Split 40444 (Committed on 2018-10-03)

Output taxa all valid on POWO. This split serves to confirm that Pleopeltis polypodioides on iNaturalist excludes P. michauxiana (the dominant species in the southern US) and P. ecklonii (a southern Africa species).

See also https://www.inaturalist.org/posts/19073-splitting-pleopeltis-polypodioides-resurrection-ferns for much more information on this split.

Number of observations before and after the split:

  • P. polypodioides sensu lato - from 645 to 1 (user needs to opt into community ID)
  • P. polypodioides sensu stricto - from 0 to 31
  • P. michauxiana - from 395 to 1470
  • P. "ecklonii" (subsp & sp.) - from 8 to 10
  • Pleopeltis at rank=genus - from 794 to 327

Link to help identify Pleopeltis spp.:

Plants of the World Online (Citation)
Added by bouteloua on September 30, 2018 02:53 | Committed by bouteloua on October 03, 2018
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