Pteris vittata L.

Common name

English: Chinese brake, Ladder brake

Mandarin: 蜈蚣凤尾蕨

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Pteridaceae (7)

          Genus: Pteris (1)

           Epithet: vittata L. (1)

vittata => Striped like a ribbon, with longitudinal stripes

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Pteris vittata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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