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Common name

English: Sensitive fern

German: Perlfarn

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Dryopteridaceae (8)

          Genus: Onoclea (1)

            Epithet: sensibilis L. (1)

Synonyms: Calypterium sensibile (L.) Bernh., Onoclea augescens Link, Onoclea obtusilobata Schkuhr, Pterinodes sensibile (L.) Kuntze, Ragiopteris obtusilobata (Schkuhr) C. Presl, Riedlea sensibilis (L.) Mirb.

sensibilis => sensitive, manifesting irritability

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

External links

Check for Onoclea sensibilis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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