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Cretan brake fern
Pteris cretica
Pteris cretica
Cretan brake fern Brake Family
Pteris cretica Pteridaceae
common names
  Cretan brake fern
  ribbon fern
accepted scientific name
  Pteris cretica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Pteris cretica (182)
family name
  • Pteridaceae
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year
Native. Indigenous.

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Pteris cretica   L.   (TSN: 17701, Index: 282)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names