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coral fern
Sticherus cryptocarpus
Sticherus cryptocarpus
coral fern forked fern
Sticherus cryptocarpus Gleicheniaceae
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English common name
  •coral fern
Spanish common names
  •hierba loza
  •cola de gallo
accepted scientific name
  •Sticherus cryptocarpus (Hook.) Ching
rules for finding collection records
  •Gleichenia cryptocarpa (10)
  •Sticherus cryptocarpus (47)
family name
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Category: Fern-like Plants
Fern Category: Fern
Plant Observed 3rd week of October thru end of March

How Likely at this Location (18%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Instituto Darwinion (3)
Fundación R.A. Philippi
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iNaturalist (23)
sib.gob.ar (4)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
SEINet (1)
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