Dryopteris clintoniana × goldiana
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Class||Filicopsida||“Leptosporangiate” (has to do with how their spores form) ferns—includes most ferns|
|Family||Dryopteridaceae||Wood ferns (about 70% of the ferns)|
|Genus||Dryopteris||From Greek dryas, “oak,” and pteris, “fern,” in reference to the presence of some species of wood ferns in woodland areas populated with oaks|
|Species||clintoniana||Honors George William Clinton (1807-1885), founder and developer of the Clinton Herbarium in Buffalo, New York|
|×||goldiana||For John Goldie (1793–1886), Scottish-born botanist and author|
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Dryopteris clintoniana × goldiana description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.
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