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downy shield fern
Christella dentata
Christella dentata
downy shield fern swordferns
Christella dentata Thelypteridaceae
common name
  downy shield fern
accepted scientific name
  Christella dentata (Forsk.) Brownsey & Jermy
rules for finding collection records
  Cyclosorus dentatus (99)
  Christella dentata (77)
  Dryopteris dentata (25)
  Thelypteris dentata (9)
  Thelypteris reducta (0)
family name
  • Thelypteridaceae
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year
Naturalized in Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (34%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
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Accepted Scientific Name

Christella dentata   (Forsk.) Brownsey & Jermy   (TSN: 511911, Index: 647)

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