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Taxonomic Serial No.: 500073

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Parkeriaceae
  Common Name(s): maidenhair ferns [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  
                            FamilyPteridaceae  – maidenhair ferns  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acrostichum L. – leatherfern 
                               Genus Adiantopsis Fée  
                               Genus Adiantum L. – maidenhair fern 
                               Genus Anetium Splitg. – treetrunk fern 
                               Genus Antrophyum Kaulf. – lineleaf fern 
                               Genus Argyrochosma (J. Sm.) Windham – false cloakfern, falsecloak fern, false cloak fern 
                               Genus Aspidotis (Nutt. ex Hook.) Copel. – lacefern 
                               Genus Astrolepis D.M. Benham & Windham – cloakfern 
                               Genus Bommeria E. Fourn.  
                               Genus Ceratopteris Brongn. – antlerfern 
                               Genus Cheilanthes Sw. – lip ferns, lipfern 
                               Genus Coniogramme Fée  
                               Genus Cryptogramma R. Br. – mountain parsley, rock-brake, rockbrake 
                               Genus Doryopteris J. Sm.  
                               Genus Eriosorus Fée  
                               Genus Gaga Pryer, Fay W. Li, & Windham  
                               Genus Hecistopteris J. Sm.  
                               Genus Hemionitis L.  
                               Genus Notholaena R. Br. – cloak fern 
                               Genus Pellaea Link – cliff-brake, cliffbrake 
                               Genus Pentagramma Yatsk., Windham & E. Wollenw. – goldback fern 
                               Genus Pityrogramma Link – gold fern, gold-back fern, goldback fern 
                               Genus Pteris L. – brake fern 
                               Genus Vittaria Sm. – shoestring ferns 

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

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