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Taxonomy ID: 13820 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid13820)
Scientific name: Pteris
current: Pteris
Inherited blast name: ferns
Rank: genus
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
synonym: Afropteris
current: Afropteris
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Polypodiopsida; Polypodiidae; Polypodiales; Pteridineae; Pteridaceae; Pteridoideae
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,119 -
Protein 1,280 -
Structure 2 -
Popset 98 86
GEO Datasets 3 -
PubMed Central 308 308
SRA Experiments 10 -
Identical Protein Groups 574 -
Bio Project 6 -
Bio Sample 11 -

Comments and References:

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Mar 08, 2017)
Name accessed on 8 March 2017 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

Nota BeneFNA - Pteridaceae
Windham MD. 1993. Pteridaceae Reichenbach. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 2: Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Nota BeneFlora of China - Pteridaceae
Zhang Gangmin, Wenbo Liao, Ding Mingyan, Youxing Lin, Zhaohong Wu, Zhang Xianchun, Shiyong Dong, Jefferson Prado, Michael G. Gilbert, George Yatskievych, Tom A. Ranker, Elisabeth A. Hooper, Edward R. Alverson, Jordan S. Metzgar, Michele Funston, Shigeo Masuyama & Masahiro Kato. Pteridaceae. In Wu, Z. Y., P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong, eds. 2013. Flora of China. Vol. 2-3 (Lycopodiaceae through Polypodiaceae). Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. Online version

Nota BenePPG I (2016)
The Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group. Schuettpelz E et al. A community-derived classification for extant lycophytes and ferns. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54(6): 563-603. DOI:

Reference to PubMed documentZhang L & Zhang LB 2017
Zhang L and Zhang LB. 2017. Phylogeny and systematics of the braken fern genus Pteris (Pteridaceae) based on molecular (plastid and nuclear) and morphological evidence. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution Available online 23 September 2017 DOI:

Nota BeneZhang L et al. 2015j
Zhang L, Rothfels CJ, Ebihara A, Schuettpelz E, Le P echon T, Kamau P, He H, Zhou X-M, Prado J, Field A, Yatskievych G, Gao X-F, Zhang LB. 2015. A global plastid phylogeny of the brake fern genus Pteris (Pteridaceae) and related genera in the Pteridoideae. Cladistics 31: 406-423. DOI:

Reference to PubMed documentChao YS et al. 2014
Chao YS, Rouhan G, Amoroso VB, Chiou W-L. 2014. Molecular phylogeny and biogeography of the fern genus Pteris (Pteridaceae). Annals of Botany 114: 109-124. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcu086

Bouma WLM et al. 2010
Bouma WLM, Ritchie P and Perrie LR. 2010. Phylogeny and generic taxonomy of the New Zealand Pteridaceae ferns from chloroplast rbcL DNA sequences. Australian Systematic Botany 23: 143-151. DOI:

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