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Hawaiian tree fern

(Cibotium menziesii)

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Description

Cibotium menziesii, the h-pu-u -i-i or Hawaiian tree fern,)is a species of tree fern that is endemic to the islands of Hawai-i. It is named after the Scottish naturalist Archibald Menzies. It is also known as the male tree fern, and Cibotium glaucum is deemed the female tree fern due to differences in color

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Cyatheales
Family:Cibotiaceae
Genus:Cibotium
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