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Leptopteris wilkesiana

(Leptopteris wilkesiana)

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Description

Wilkesia is a genus of Hawaiian plants in the tarweed-silversword tribe within the sunflower family. It contains two perennials, both of which are endemic to the island of Kaua-i in Hawai-i. Wilkesia is a component of the silversword alliance.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order:Osmundales
Family:Osmundaceae
Genus:Leptopteris
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