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Culcitaceae

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Culcita is a genus of ferns, native to the Americas, Macaronesia and Iberian Peninsula. It is the only genus in the family Culcitaceae in the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I).[1] Alternatively, the family may be treated as the subfamily Culcitoideae of a very broadly defined family Cyatheaceae,[2] the placement used for the genus in Plants of the World Online as of November 2019.[3]

Species

Only two species are known:[4]

References

  1. ^ PPG I (2016), "A community-derived classification for extant lycophytes and ferns", Journal of Systematics and Evolution, 54 (6): 563–603, doi:10.1111/jse.12229, S2CID 39980610
  2. ^ Christenhusz, Maarten J.M. & Chase, Mark W. (2014), "Trends and concepts in fern classification", Annals of Botany, 113 (9): 571–594, doi:10.1093/aob/mct299, PMC 3936591, PMID 24532607
  3. ^ "Culcita C.Presl", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2019-11-24
  4. ^ "Culcita C. Presl". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 8 December 2020.
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Culcitaceae: Brief Summary

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Culcita is a genus of ferns, native to the Americas, Macaronesia and Iberian Peninsula. It is the only genus in the family Culcitaceae in the Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group classification of 2016 (PPG I). Alternatively, the family may be treated as the subfamily Culcitoideae of a very broadly defined family Cyatheaceae, the placement used for the genus in Plants of the World Online as of November 2019.

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