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Dicksoniaceae

(Family)

Overview

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A Family in the Kingdom Plantae.

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Taxonomy

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The Family Dicksoniaceae is a member of the Order Cyatheales. Here is the complete "parentage" of Dicksoniaceae:

The Family Dicksoniaceae is further organized into finer groupings including:

Genera

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Balantium

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Calochlaena

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Coniopteris

Culcita

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Cystodium

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Dicksonia

Dicksonia is a genus of tree ferns in the order Cyatheales. It is regarded as related to Cyathea, but is considered more primitive, dating back at least to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The fossil record includes stems, pinnules, and spores. [more]

Lophosoria

Lophosoria is a genus of tree ferns within the Dicksoniaceae family. [more]

Onychiopsis

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Panicularia

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Pinonia

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Sitobolium

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Trichosorus

Cyathea is a genus of tree ferns, the type genus of the fern order Cyatheales. They are mostly terrestrial ferns, usually with a single tall stem. Rarely, the trunk may be branched or creeping. Many species also develop a fibrous mass of roots at the base of the trunk. The genus has a pantropical distribution, with over 470 species. They grow in habitats ranging from tropical rain forests to temperate woodlands. [more]

More info about the Genus Trichosorus may be found here.

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Last Revised: August 26, 2014
2014/08/26 05:28:25