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genus

brake fern
Pteris L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Pteridaceae »  subfamily Pteridoideae

Scientific synonyms

Afropteris Alston
Anopteris Prantl ex Diels
Aropteris Alston
Campteria C. Presl
Copelandiopteris B.C. Stone
Hemipteris Rosenst.
Heterophlebium Fee
Idiopteris T.G. Walker
Lathyropteris H. Christ
Lemapteris Raf.

Other names

= anopteris (Anopteris)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 35

species Pteris altissima Poir. - Tall Brake
species Pteris arborea L. - Tree Brake
species Pteris bahamensis (J.G. Agardh) Fée - Bahama Brake
species Pteris biaurita L. - Thinleaf Brake
species Pteris comans G. Forst.
species Pteris cretica L. - Ribbon Fern

Pteris cretica - Ribbon Fern

species Pteris deflexa Link - Thickleaf Brake
species Pteris dentata Forssk.
species Pteris denticulata Sw. - Toothed Brake
species Pteris ensiformis Burm. f. - Slender Brake

Pteris ensiformis - Slender Brake

species Pteris excelsa Gaud. - Waimakanui

Pteris excelsa - Waimakanui

species Pteris grandifolia L. - Elephantleaf Brake
species Pteris hexagona (L.) Proctor - Moore's Brake
species Pteris hillebrandii Copel.

Pteris hillebrandii

species Pteris incompleta Cav.
species Pteris irregularis Kaulfuss - Zigzag Brake
species Pteris kingiana Endl.
species Pteris longifolia L. - Longleaf Brake

Pteris longifolia - Longleaf Brake

species Pteris lydgatei (Baker) Christ - Lidgate's Brake
species Pteris microptera Mett. ex Kuhn
species Pteris multifida Poir. - Spider Brake

Pteris multifida - Spider Brake

species Pteris mutilata L. - Asian Brake
species Pteris orientalis Alderw.
species Pteris pacifica Hieron.
species Pteris plumula Desv. - Striped Brake
species Pteris pungens Willd. - Sharp Brake
species Pteris quadriaurita Hook.
species Pteris semipinnata L.
species Pteris spinescens C. Presl
species Pteris tremula R. Br. - Tender Brake

Pteris tremula - Tender Brake

species Pteris tripartita Sw. - Giant Brake
species Pteris umbrosa R. Br. - Jungle Brake
species Pteris vittata L. - Ladder Brake

Pteris vittata - Ladder Brake

species Pteris wallichiana J. Agardh

Pteris wallichiana


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