Thyrsopteris

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Thyrsopteris
Thyrsopteris elegans kz.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida /
 Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Cyatheales
Family: Thyrsopteridaceae
Genus: Thyrsopteris
Kunze
Species: T. elegans
Binomial name
Thyrsopteris elegans

Thyrsopteris is a predominant plant genus in the Juan Fernandez Archipelago. It is a tree fern genus with a single species, Thyrsopteris elegans, in the family Thyrsopteridaceae.