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

Digitised Reference Slides

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Pteridaceae (rights holder: Carl Rothfels) © Carl Rothfels

Maidenhairs And Shoelace Ferns

Pteridaceae are one of the largest fern families, comprising over 1000 species (~10% of extant ferns). But even more notable than their species richness is the remarkable morphological and ecological diversity of the family, which includes obligate epiphytes, free-floating aquatics, brackish-swamp dwellers, several clades specialized for colonizing rocky deserts, and many generalist understory sp... Text © Carl Rothfels

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Taxonomic Completion
9 of 85 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
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The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility