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Pteris  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17699

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Anopteris Prantl ex Diels
 
  Common Name(s): brake fern [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  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  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionPolypodiophytina   
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                      SubclassPolypodiidae   
                         OrderPolypodiales   
                            FamilyPteridaceae  – maidenhair ferns  
                               GenusPteris L. – brake fern  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Pteris altissima Poir. – tall brake 
                                  Species Pteris arborea L. – tree brake 
                                  Species Pteris bahamensis (J. Agardh) Fée – Bahama brake 
                                  Species Pteris biaurita L. – thinleaf brake 
                                  Species Pteris cretica L. – Cretan brake 
                                  Species Pteris deflexa Link – thickleaf brake 
                                  Species Pteris X delchampsii W.H. Wagner & Nauman – Delchamps' brake 
                                  Species Pteris denticulata Sw. – toothed brake 
                                  Species Pteris ensiformis Burm. f. – slender brake 
                                  Species Pteris excelsa Gaudich. – waimakanui 
                                  Species Pteris grandifolia L. – elephantleaf brake 
                                  Species Pteris hexagona (L.) Proctor  
                                  Species Pteris X hillebrandii Copel. – Hillebrand's brake 
                                  Species Pteris irregularis Kaulf. – zigzag brake 
                                  Species Pteris longifolia L. – longleaf brake 
                                  Species Pteris lydgatei (Baker) Christ – Lidgate's brake 
                                  Species Pteris multifida Poir. – spider brake 
                                  Species Pteris mutilata L. – Asian brake 
                                  Species Pteris plumula Desv. – striped brake 
                                  Species Pteris pungens Willd. – sharp brake 
                                  Species Pteris spinescens C. Presl  
                                  Species Pteris tremula R. Br. – Australian brake 
                                  Species Pteris tripartita Sw. – giant brake 
                                  Species Pteris vittata L. – ladder brake, Chinese brake 
       

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  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pteris   
       
  Source: Pteridaceae 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: Pteris   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Pteris   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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