Davallia denticulata (Burm.) Mett.

Common name

English: Rabbit's Foot Fern

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Filicopsida (7)

      Order: Filicales (7)

        Family: Davalliaceae (2)

          Genus: Davallia (2)

           Epithet: denticulata (Burm.) Mett. (3)

Synonyms: Adiantum denticulatum Burm. f., Davallia chaerophylloides (Poir.) Steud., Davallia elegans Sw., Davallia schnellii Tardieu

denticulata => with minute teeth

denticulatum => with minute teeth

elegans => graceful, neat, nice

schnellii => in honor of Raymond Albert Alfred Schnell (1913-1999), French botanist and specialist in tropical phytogeography

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Davallia denticulata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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