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Pteridium aquilinum

Taxonomy ID: 32101 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid32101)
Scientific name: Pteridium aquilinum
current: Pteridium aquilinum
Inherited blast name: ferns
Rank: species
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:
common name: bracken
common name: bracken fern
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Polypodiopsida; Polypodiidae; Polypodiales; Dennstaedtiineae; Dennstaedtiaceae; Pteridium
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 52,319 70
Nucleotide EST 424 424
Protein 607 40
Genome 1 1
Popset 51 45
PubMed Central 290 289
Gene 132 -
SRA Experiments 5 2
Protein Clusters 78 -
Identical Protein Groups 172 28
Bio Project 4 2
Bio Sample 6 3
Probe 604 604
Taxonomy 15 15
Taxonomy 15 1

Comments and References:

Nota BeneFNA - Dennstaedtiaceae
Cranfill RB. 1993. Dennstaedtiaceae Ching. 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.

Thomson JA et al. 2008
Thomson JA, Mickel JT and Mehltreter K. 2008. The taxonomic status and relationships of Laurasian bracken ferns (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae) from Central and North America. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 157(1): 1-17.

Thomson JA 2005
Thomson,J.A. 2005. The taxonomic status and relationships of bracken ferns (Pteridium: Dennstaedtiaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 148: 311-321.

Thomson JA 2004
Thomson JA. 2004. Towards a taxonomic revision of Pteridium (Dennstaedtiaceae). Telopea 10(4): 793-803.

Thomson JA & Alonso-Amelot ME 2002
Thomson JA and Alonso-Amelot ME. 2002. Clarification of the taxonomic status and relationships of Pteridium caudatum (Dennstaedtiaceae) in Central and South America. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 40 (3): 237-248.

Nota BeneTROPICOS (Aug 27, 2015)
Name accessed on 27 August 2015 in: Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008 - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, U.S.A. on line at:

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:

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