ladder brake
Pteris vittata L.



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Taxonomic Rank

There is no applicable taxonomy of higher classification for this subject.

Other System Links

Plants: PTVI
GRIN: 401988
ITIS: 17706

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Chinese brake


Category: Forbs/Herbs
Category: Ferns