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Asian sword fern
Nephrolepis brownii
Nephrolepis brownii
Asian sword fern Boston swordfern
Nephrolepis brownii Lomariopsidaceae
common name
  Asian sword fern
accepted scientific name
  Nephrolepis brownii (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam.
rules for finding collection records
  Nephrolepis brownii (205)
  Nephrolepis multiflora (24)
family name
  • Lomariopsidaceae
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year
Non-Native : Naturalized

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Nephrolepis brownii   (Desv.) Hovenkamp & Miyam.   (TSN: 897614, Index: 206)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Family Names