Thyrsopteris

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

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