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Taxonomic Serial No.: 500057

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Aspidiaceae
  Common Name(s): wood ferns [English]
    woodferns [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  
                            FamilyDryopteridaceae  – wood ferns, woodferns  
    Direct Children:  
                               GenusArachniodes Blume – hollyfern, East Indian holly fern 
                               GenusBolbitis Schott – creepingfern 
                               GenusCtenitis (C. Chr.) C. Chr. ex Tardieu & C. Chr. – lacefern, comb fern 
                               GenusCyrtomium C. Presl – netvein hollyfern, Asiatic holly fern 
                               GenusDryopteris Adans. – shieldfern, woodfern, wood fern, shield fern 
                               GenusX Dryostichum W.H. Wagner  
                               GenusElaphoglossum Schott ex J. Sm. – tonguefern 
                               GenusLastreopsis Ching – shieldfern 
                               GenusLomagramma J. Sm.  
                               GenusMaxonia C. Chr. – climbing wood fern 
                               GenusMegalastrum Holttum  
                               GenusNothoperanema (Tagawa) Ching – island lacefern 
                               GenusOlfersia Raddi – islandfern 
                               GenusPeranema D. Don  
                               GenusPhanerophlebia C. Presl – Mexican holly fern 
                               GenusPolybotrya Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.  
                               GenusPolystichum Roth – Christmas fern, sword fern, hollyfern, holly fern 
                               GenusRumohra Raddi  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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: Dryopteridaceae   
  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: Dryopteridaceae   
  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: Dryopteridaceae   
  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: Dryopteridaceae   

 Geographic Information
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