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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Pteridoideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Pteridoideae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Polypodiophyta Cronquist
syn. Filicinophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
common name: ferns
   Subdivisio  Polypodiophytina Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
   Classis  Polypodiopsida Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Subclassis  Polypodiidae Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm., Taxon 15: 133. Apr 1966.
   Ordo  Parkeriales A.B. Frank in Leunis
pub. Syn. Pflanzenk., ed. 2, 3: 1453. 1877.
   Familia  Pteridaceae E.D.M. Kirchn.
pub. Schul-Bot.: 109. 1831.
common name: brake fern, maidenhair fern
   Subfamilia  Pteridoideae Link
pub. Fil. Sp.: 48. 3-10 Sep 1841.

Named members of the Subfamily Pteridoideae

   Tribus  Pterideae J. Sm.
pub. J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 403. Mai 1841.
   Subtribus  Pteridinae Payer
pub. Bot. Crypt.: 199. 1850.
   Genus  Pteris L.
pub. (1753)
common name: brake

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant subfamilies



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