Athyrium filix-femina (L.) Roth

Common name

English: Common ladyfern

German: Frauenfarn

Portuguese: Fentanha-fêmea

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Dryopteridaceae (8)

          Genus: Athyrium (1)

           Epithet: filix-femina (L.) Roth (1)

Synonym: Aspidium filix-femina (L.) Sw.

filix-femina => from lat. filix for fern and femina for female, femina in reference to the more tender frond structure in comaprison with Dryopteris filix-mas

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Athyrium filix-femina at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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