Family: Buckler-Fern [Dryopteridaceae]


Cyrtomium

Dryopteris

Polystichum

The Aspidiaceae family is now deprecated, replaced by this the Dryopteridaceae Family.



[POLYSTICHUM] Shield-ferns

 

[Polystichum]
SHIELD-FERNS HYBRID CHART
[Polystichum]
SHIELD-FERNS
HYBRIDS
BSBI MAPS
Hard
Shield-fern

(aculeatum)
Holly-fern
(lonchitis)
Western
Sword-fern

(munitum)
Soft
Shield-fern

(setiferum)
Soft
Shield-fern

(setiferum)
Polystichum
×
bicknellii
Polystichum
×
lonchitiforme
Polystichum
×
lesliei
Western
Sword-fern

(munitum)
    Polystichum
×
lesliei
Holly-fern
(lonchitis)
Polystichum
×
illyricum
  Polystichum
×
lonchitiforme
Hard
Shield-fern

(aculeatum)
Polystichum
×
illyricum
  Polystichum
×
bicknellii

There are no Shield-Ferns that lack hybrids.

Hard Shield-Fern (Polystichum aculeatum) Photo: © RWD

Soft Shield-Fern (Polystichum setiferum) Photo: © RWD



[DRYOPTERIS] Buckler-Ferns

 

BUCKLER-FERNS HYBRID CHART (shrunk)
Hybrid Chart: BUCKLER FERNS (larger)

Dryopteris SPECIES LACKING HYBRIDS
(Dryopteris affinis agg.) Scaly Male-Fern
(Dryopteris borreri) Scaly Male-fern
(Dryopteris cambrensis) Scaly Male-fern
(Dryopteris remota) Scaly Buckler-fern
(Dryopteris submontana) Rigid Buckler-fern
(Dryopteris dryopteris) Oak Fern

Male-Fern (Dryopteris filix-mas) Photo: © RWD

Golden-Scaled Male-Fern (Dryopteris affinis) Photo: © RWD

Broad Buckler-Fern (Dryopteris dilatata) Photo: © RWD

Family: Male & Buckler-Ferns [Dryopteridaceae]

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