Metaxya

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Metaxya
Metaxya rostrata 2.jpg
Metaxya rostrata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
(disputed)
Order: Cyatheales
Family: Metaxyaceae
Pic.Serm. 1970
Genus: Metaxya
C.Presl
Species
Metaxya distribution.PNG
Metaxyaceae distribution

The Metaxyaceae is a neotropical family of ferns in the order Cyatheales containing a single genus, Metaxya. The two species of the genus are characterized by large fronds that approach eight feet (2.5 m.) in length.

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