Wildflower Identification Website
Search for wildflowers by location, color, shape and time
Click here for Instructions
elegant bristle fern
Vandenboschia cyrtotheca
Vandenboschia cyrtotheca
elegant bristle fern bristle ferns
Vandenboschia cyrtotheca Hymenophyllaceae
common name
  elegant bristle fern
accepted scientific name
  Vandenboschia cyrtotheca (Hillebr.) Copel.
rules for finding collection records
  Vandenboschia cyrtotheca (134)
family name
  • Hymenophyllaceae
Image Author: ©2012 Eric White
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
Image Source Image Source
Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Cal Photos (6)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select

grid lines base


Accepted Scientific Name

Vandenboschia cyrtotheca   (Hillebr.) Copel.   (TSN: 819457, Index: 401)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

To remove a rule, make the line blank.
To enter two rules in a box put a comma between them.

Common Names

To remove a name, make the line blank. To add multiple names on one line put a comma between them. Do not capitalize the words in common names unless they are a person or place. (Bad: Pink Rose) (Good: Pink's rose)

Family Names