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Adenophorus tamariscinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
(unranked): Eupolypods I
Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus: Adenophorus

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Adenophorus is a genus of ferns in the family Polypodiaceae. It is one of those formerly separated as the Grammitidaceae. There are ten species, all endemic to Hawaii.[1]

Species include:[2]


  1. ^ Ranker, T. A. (1992). Adenophorus x carsonii hyb. nov. (Grammitidaceae): A new endemic hybrid from the island of Hawaii. Novon 2:4 408-10.
  2. ^ Ranker, T. A., et al. (2003). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution of the endemic Hawaiian genus Adenophorus (Grammitidaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26 337-47.