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Polystichum  Roth
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17674

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): Christmas fern [English]
    sword fern [English]
    hollyfern [English]
    holly fern [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  
                            FamilyDryopteridaceae  – wood ferns, woodferns  
                               GenusPolystichum Roth – Christmas fern, sword fern, hollyfern, holly fern  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Polystichum acrostichoides (Michx.) Schott – Christmas fern 
                                  Species Polystichum aleuticum C. Chr. – Aleutian shieldfern, Aleutian hollyfern, Aleutian shield-fern 
                                  Species Polystichum andersonii Hopkins – Anderson's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum bonseyi W.H. Wagner & Hobdy – Bonsey's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum braunii (Spenn.) Fée – Braun's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum calderonense Proctor – Monte Guilarte hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum californicum (D.C. Eaton) Diels – California swordfern 
                                  Species Polystichum dudleyi Maxon – Dudley's swordfern, Dudley's sword fern 
                                  Species Polystichum echinatum (J.F. Gmel.) C. Chr. – rusty swordfern 
                                  Species Polystichum X hagenahii Cody – Hagenah's polystichum 
                                  Species Polystichum haleakalense Brack. – island swordfern 
                                  Species Polystichum hillebrandii Carruth. – Hillebrand's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum imbricans (D.C. Eaton) D.H. Wagner – narrowleaf swordfern 
                                  Species Polystichum kruckebergii W.H. Wagner – Kruckeberg's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum kwakiutlii W.H. Wagner – Kwakiutl's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum lemmonii Underw. – Lemmon's hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum lonchitis (L.) Roth – polystic faux-lonchitis, hollyfern, northern hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum luctuosum (Kunze) T. Moore – Korean rockfern 
                                  Species Polystichum microchlamys (Christ) Matsum. – Attu hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum munitum (Kaulf.) C. Presl – western swordfern 
                                  Species Polystichum muricatum (L.) Fée – West Indian hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum platyphyllum (Willd.) C. Presl – flatleaf hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum polyblepharum (Roem. & Kunze) C. Presl – Korean tasselfern 
                                  Species Polystichum polystichiforme (Fée) Maxon – Antilles hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum X potteri Barrington – Potter's polystichum 
                                  Species Polystichum rhizophyllum (Sw.) C. Presl – tailed hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum scopulinum (D.C. Eaton) Maxon – polystic des rochers, Eaton's hollyfern, mountain hollyfern 
                                  Species Polystichum setigerum (C. Presl) C. Presl – Alaska hollyfern 

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  Source: Dryopteridaceae s.l. 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: Polystichum   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Polystichum   
  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: Polystichum   
  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: Polystichum   
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