Asian swordfern
Nephrolepis brownii (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam.

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Nephrolepis

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Nephrolepis multiflora (Roxb.) Jarrett ex Morton(Synonym)


Category: Forbs/Herbs
Category: Ferns


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