Rahul Sharma

Polystichum dudleyi

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Kingdom  Plantae
Class  Pteridopsida
Family  Dryopteridaceae
Scientific name  Polystichum dudleyi
Division  Pteridophyta
Order  Polypodiales
Genus  Polystichum
Rank  Species
Polystichum dudleyi
Similar  Polystichum californicum, Polystichum lemmonii, Polystichum scopulinum, Polystichum aleuticum, Polystichum luctuosum

Polystichum dudleyi is a species of fern known by the common name Dudley's sword fern. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the forests of the central and southern California Coast Ranges.


The Polystichum dudleyi fern produces several arching leaves up to a meter-3 feet long. Each lance-shaped leaf is made up of many lance-shaped leaflets which are deeply divided into smaller segments.


Polystichum dudleyi Wikipedia

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