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Taxonomic Serial No.: 17861

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Stenochlaenaceae
  Common Name(s): Chain Ferns [English]
    Deer Ferns [English]
    Blechnoids [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                            FamilyBlechnaceae  – Chain Ferns, Deer Ferns, Blechnoids  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Blechnum L. – midsorus fern 
                               Genus Brainea J. Sm.  
                               Genus Diploblechnum Hayata  
                               Genus Doodia R. Br. – hacksaw fern 
                               Genus Pteridoblechnum Hennipman  
                               Genus Sadleria Kaulf.  
                               Genus Salpichlaena J. Sm.  
                               Genus Steenisioblechnum Hennipman  
                               Genus Stenochlaena J. Sm.  
                               Genus Woodwardia Sm. – chain fern, chainfern 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Blechnaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Blechnaceae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Blechnaceae   
  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: Blechnaceae   
  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: Blechnaceae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Christenhusz, Maarten J. M., Xian-Chun Zhang, and Harald Schneider  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Phytotaxa, vol. 19   
  Page(s): 7-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1179-3155   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Blechnaceae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rothfels, Carl J., Michael A. Sundue, Li-Yaung Kuo, Anders Larsson, Masahiro Kato, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2012   
  Article/Chapter Title: A revised family-level classification for eupolypod II ferns (Polypodiidae: Polypodiales)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Taxon, vol. 61, no. 3   
  Page(s): 515-533   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1996-8175   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Blechnaceae, Blechnoids [English], Chain Ferns [English], Deer Ferns [English]   

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