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Dicksonia brackenridgei

(Dicksonia brackenridgei)

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Description

Dicksonia is a genus of tree ferns in the order Cyatheales. It is regarded as related to Cyathea, but is considered more primitive, dating back at least to the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods. The fossil record includes stems, pinnules, and spores.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Cyatheales
Family:Dicksoniaceae
Genus:Dicksonia
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