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Blechnum Linnaeus. Deer Fern.

A genus of about 30 species (once segregates are removed), mostly neotropical, with a few species in s. Africa. Circumscription follows Gasper et al. (2016, 2017) and PPG I (2016).

Ref: Cranfill (1993b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Gasper et al. (2016); Gasper et al. (2017); Kramer, Chambers, & Hennipman In Kramer & Green (1990); Mickel & Smith (2004); Perrie et al. (2014); PPG I (2016). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Blechnum occidentale, Bordeaux Mountain, Virgin Islands National Park, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands 1 by Alan Cressler | Blechnum appendiculatum source | Original Image ⭷


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