Plants of USA and Canada

Pteris cretica L.



PLANT PROFILE  : (*)

Name: Pteris cretica L.
Nomencl. ref.: Mant. Pl. 130 (1767)

Rank: species


Common names

US name U.S. name: Cretan brake
en English name: white-line Cretan brake
Italian name: Pteride di Creta

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial
 

Synonyms:




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Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Napoli, Orto Botanico di Napoli, Università degli Studi Federico II, NA, Campania, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Cv albo lineata habit at Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Renzo Salvo

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Haleakala Ranch, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Napoli, Orto Botanico di Napoli, Università degli Studi Federico II, NA, Campania, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Napoli, Orto Botanico di Napoli, Università degli Studi Federico II, NA, Campania, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Polipoli, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Renzo Salvo

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Auwahi, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Pohakuokala Gulch, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Pohakuokala Gulch, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Pierfranco Arrigoni - Valmadrera (LC)

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Napoli, Orto Botanico di Napoli, Università degli Studi Federico II, NA, Campania, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Hippolyte Coste - Flore descriptive et illustrée de la France, de la Corse et des contrées limitrophes, 1901-1906 - This image is in public domain because its copyright has expired.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Università di Trieste - Progetto Dryades - Picture by Andrea Moro - Comune di Napoli, Orto Botanico di Napoli, Università degli Studi Federico II, NA, Campania, Italia, - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 License

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Renzo Salvo

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Polipoli, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Makawao Forest Reserve, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Renzo Salvo

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Variegated habit at Lowes Garden Center Kahului, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Renzo Salvo

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Polipoli, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Credit: Photo by Pierfranco Arrigoni - Valmadrera (LC)

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Spores at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.

Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Habit at Puu Nianiau, Maui - Credit: Forest and Kim Starr - Plants of Hawaii - Image licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, permitting sharing and adaptation with attribution.


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(*) Source: USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA
 

 




Distribution in USA and Canada

USA (CA, FL, HI, LA, MD)

Distributional map for Pteris cretica L.
Map for Pteris cretica L.
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA


TAXONOMY

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


Genus: Pteris


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