Plant Family


Family CN: Sensitive Fern Family
Family Code: ONOCLE
Family Parent: [in POLYPODIALES]
Family Authority: Pichi Sermolli 1970
Summary: A family of 4 genera and 5 species (but see below), of north temperate regions. The family as here circumscribed is monophyletic and sister to Blechnaceae (Smith et al. 2006). Christenhusz, Zhang, & Schneider (2011) prefer to combine the 5 species in the family into a single genus (Onoclea).
Reference: Christenhusz, Zhang, & Schneider (2011); Smith et al. (2006)
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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