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Family: Pteridaceae  E. D. M. Kirchn.

Family number: 1270. Last updated: 14-Aug-2001.
Number of accepted genera: 55.
Type genus: Pteris L.
Comment: fern family.

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References for family:

  • Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2011. A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19:7–54.
  • Schuettpelz, E. et al. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of the fern family Pteridaceae: Assessing overall relationshis and the affinities of previously unsampled genera. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 44:1172–1185.
  • Smith, A. R. et al. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55:705–731.
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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/family.pl?1270 (23 April 2014)

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