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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Gleicheniales (3)

        Family: Gleicheniaceae (3)(family description)

          Genus: Dicranopteris (3)

            Epithet: pedata (Houtt.) Nakaike (1)

Synonyms: Dicranopteris dichotoma (Thunb. ex Murray) Bernh., Gleichenia dichotoma (Thunb. ex Murray) Hook., Mertensia dichotoma (Thunb. ex Murray) Willd., Mesosorus dichotomus Hassk., Polypodium dichotomum Thunb., Polypodium pedatum Houtt.

dichotoma => divided in two, forked

dichotomum => with forked boughs

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Dicranopteris pedata at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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