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Scientific or common name:

Pityrogramma sulphurea (Sw.) Maxon

PTERIDACEAE Family selection - Maidenhair Fern family Pteridophyta (Ferns)

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Name: Pityrogramma sulphurea (Sw.) Maxon Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 17. 173. 1913. Domin 1928. 9, 1929. 40. 1913
Rank: species

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Jamaican goldback fern

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial



Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: -
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Subclass: -
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Pityrogramma

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)
USA+ (Puerto Rico)
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. maxonii Weath. [93]
2) Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. pallida Weath. [97]
3) Pityrogramma triangularis (Kaulf.) Maxon var. semipallida J.T. Howell [97]
4) Pityrogramma trifoliata (L.) R. Tryon [183]
5) Placidiopsis cervinula (Nyl.) Vain. [145]
6) Placidiopsis pseudocinerea Breuss [175]
7) Placynthiella hyporhoda (Th. Fr.) Coppins & P. James [148]
8) Placynthium dubium Herre [192]
9) Placynthium subradiatum (Nyl.) Arnold [145]
10) Plagiobothrys bracteatus (Howell) I.M. Johnst. var. bracteatus [203]

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