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crowned woodfern
Dryopteris fuscoatra
Dryopteris fuscoatra
crowned woodfern hollyferns/woodferns
Dryopteris fuscoatra Dryopteridaceae
common name
  crowned woodfern
accepted scientific name
  Dryopteris fuscoatra (Hillebr.) W.J. Rob.
rules for finding collection records
  Dryopteris fusco-atra (118)
  Dryopteris fuscoatra (66)
family name
  • Dryopteridaceae
Image Author: ©2005 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 (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Dryopteris fuscoatra   (Hillebr.) W.J. Rob.   (TSN: H182, Index: 413)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names