Woodsia

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This article is about the genus of plants. For the genus of fish, see Woodsia (fish).
Woodsia
Illustration Woodsia alpina0.jpg
Woodsia alpina[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Woodsiaceae
Genus: Woodsia
R.Br. 1810

Woodsia is a genus of ferns in the family Woodsiaceae, order Polypodiales,[2] and class Polypodiopsida.[3] The Woodsia are commonly known as cliff ferns.[4]

Species[edit]

There are about 30 species of the genus Woodsia,[4] including:[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ illustration from Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thomé Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz 1885, Gera, Germany
  2. ^ Maarten J. M. Christenhusz, Xian-Chun Zhang & Harald Schneider (2011). "A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns". Phytotaxa 19: 7–54. 
  3. ^ Alan R. Smith, Kathleen M. Pryer, Eric Schuettpelz, Petra Korall, Harald Schneider & Paul G. Wolf (2006). "A classification for extant ferns". Taxon 55 (3): 705–731. doi:10.2307/25065646. 
  4. ^ a b Broughton Cobb, Elizabeth Farnsworth, Cheryl Lowe (2005). A Field Guide to Ferns and their Related Families: Northeastern and Central North America. The Peterson Field Guide Series (2 ed.). New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. 
  5. ^ "Woodsia". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.