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lance fern
Doryopteris decora
Doryopteris decora
lance fern Brake Family
Doryopteris decora Pteridaceae
common name
  lance fern
accepted scientific name
  Doryopteris decora Brack.
rules for finding collection records
  Doryopteris decora (107)
family name
  • Pteridaceae
Image Author: ©2004 Tom A. Ranker
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year
Endemic to Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
SEINet (1)
G.D.Carr (1)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Doryopteris decora   Brack.   (TSN: 512453, Index: 1006)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names