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Blechnum

Pteridopsida - Polypodiales - Blechnaceae

Taxonomy
Blechnum was named by Linnaeus. It is extant. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Blechnaceae by Baldoni et al. (1985) and Carpenter (1991).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Blechnum Baldoni et al.
1991Blechnum Carpenter

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumPteridophyta
classPteridopsidaRitgen 1828
RankNameAuthor
orderPolypodialesTryon and Tryon 1982
familyBlechnaceaeCopeland
genusBlechnumLinnaeus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available