Polystichum

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 4 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Polystichum (rights holder: John Game) © John Game

Shield-fern

Plants terrestrial or lithophytic. Rhizome short, erect or creeping; rhizome scales brown, entire, densely set. Stipe not articulated, scaly at base. Fronds tufted, herbaceous to coriaceous. Lamina narrowly elliptic to oblong-lanceolate, pinnate to 3-pinnate, but pinnae not basiscopically developed. Pinnae and pinnules unequal at the base, crenate to aristate-dentate, veins free. Pinnae costae wit... Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Dryopteridaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
1.09%
3 of 276 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
06cc1ad1-7ead-4a2e-9e9a-ea4153da8d35
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility