Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Dennstaedtiaceae Lotsy. Bracken Family.

Key to Dennstaedtiaceae

A family of about 10 (or more) genera and about 265 species, of cosmopolitan distribution; the circumscriptions of the family and some of its component genera remain uncertain and controversial, however.

Ref: Cranfill (1993a) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1993b); Kramer & Green (1990); Lellinger (1985); Perrie, Shepherd, & Brownsey (2015); PPG I (2016); Schwartsburd et al. (2020). Show full citations.

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