Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimens with Sequences:3
Specimens with Barcodes:3
Species With Barcodes:3
Astrolepis is a small genus of ferns in the family Pteridaceae. It was formed in 1992 from species previously placed in Cheilanthes and Notholaena. The name is derived from the Greek words ἄστρον (astron), meaning "star," and λεπίς (lepis), meaning "scale," referring to the star-like scales on adaxial blade surfaces. Members of the genus are commonly known as star-scaled cloak ferns and are native to the Americas.
- Astrolepis cochisensis (Goodding) D.M.Benham & Windham – Cochise scaly cloakfern
- Astrolepis integerrima (Hook.) D.M.Benham & Windham – hybrid cloakfern
- Astrolepis sinuata (Lag. ex Sw.) D.M.Benham & Windham – wavy scaly cloakfern
- Astrolepis windhamii D.M.Benham – Windham's scaly cloakfern
- "Genus: Astrolepis D. M. Benham & Windham". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2005-10-13. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
- Benham, Dale M.; Michael D. Windham. "Astrolepis D. M. Benham & Windham, Amer. Fern J. 82: 55. 1992.". Flora of North America. eFloras.org. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
- "Astrolepis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2011-11-06.
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