Blechnum norfolkense Christenh.

Blechnum norfolkense

Distribution:

Hawai’i Islands: Hawai’i, Kaua’i, Lana’i, Maui, Moloka’i, O’ahu

local names: –

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This species, despite its species epithet, is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and should not be mistaken for Blechnum norfolkianum (Heward) C. Chr.!

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References:

[1] Alan R. Smith; Kathleen M. Pryer; Eric Schuettpelz; Petra Korall; Harald Schneider; Paul G. Wolf: A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55(3): 705-731. 2006
[2] Maarten J. M. Christenhusz; Xian-Chun Zhang; Harald Schneider: A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19: 7–54. 2011

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