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Pleopeltis  Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17669

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): scaly polypody [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                            FamilyPolypodiaceae  – common ferns, licorice ferns  
                               GenusPleopeltis Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – scaly polypody  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pleopeltis astrolepis (Liebm.) E. Fourn. – starscale fern 
                                  Species Pleopeltis polylepis (Roem. ex Kunze) T. Moore – redscale scaly polypody 
                                  Species Pleopeltis polypodioides (L.) E.G. Andrews & Windham – resurrection fern 
                                  Species Pleopeltis revoluta Alderw.  
                                  Species Pleopeltis riograndensis (T. Wendt) E.G. Andrews & Windham – Rio Grande scaly polypody 
                                  Species Pleopeltis squamata (L.) J. Sm. – thickleaf scaly polypody 
                                  Species Pleopeltis thyssanolepis (A. Braun ex Klotzsch) E.G. Andrews & Windham – scaly polypody, Arizona scaly polypody 

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Pleopeltis   
  Source: Polypodiaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Pleopeltis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pleopeltis   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Pleopeltis   
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