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Common name

English: Common bracken

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2635)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (42)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (36)

      Order: Polypodiales (32)

        Family: Dennstaedtiaceae (1)

          Genus: Pteridium (1)

            Epithet: aquilinum (L.) Kuhn (1)

aquilinum => derived from the Latin 'aquila' for eagle

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Pteridium aquilinum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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