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Caribbean maiden fern (Thelypteris sancta)

  • Global Rank: N/A
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Thelypteridaceae
  • State: PR
  • Nature Serve ID: XXXXXX
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Categories of Interest: Ferns
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Caribbean maiden fern (Thelypteris sancta) located in the wild?

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Caribbean maiden fern can be found in Puerto Rico

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Taxon Thelypteris sancta
Authority (L.) Ching
Family Thelypteridaceae
CPC Number 44951
ITIS 17294
Duration Perennial
Common Names Caribbean maiden fern
Associated Scientific Names Thelypteris sancta | Dryopteris sancta | Thelypteris sancta var. portoricensis
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Puerto Rico
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