Family  Polypodiaceae J. Presl & C. Presl

Family number: 1266    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 180
Type genus: Polypodium L.
Comments: fern family

Complete list of genera


  1. Smith, A. R. et al. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55:705-731.

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Synonyms for family:

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 21 October 2019.