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I am particularly interested in macroevolutionary patterns and characters that diagnose large clades of ferns and lycophytes. My field work is centered in Mexico, Colombia, and Papua New Guinea. I am based in the Pringle Herbarium (VT) at the University of Vermont. If you have any ferns that you want identified, please send them to me!
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Welcome back to another edition of #51WeeksOfPteridophytes this #FernFriday! Today I'll be highlighting the Schizaeaceae, a group of around 35 species in 2 genera. This family is sometimes commonly called the "comb ferns". Schizaea pectinata PC: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve 1/
Polystichum kruckebergii from the Sierra Buttes (two years ago - wish I was there now!) #fernfriday #fernsofinstagram https://instagr.am/p/CGseUccp3Aa/