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Dryopteris tokyoensis (Tokyo wood fern, 东京鳞毛蕨) is an erect, vase-shaped, deciduous fern native to Japan, as well as Fujian, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, and Zhejiang provinces in China. These ferns grow to 90–110 cm in height, with each frond containing 20–40 pairs of shallow-lobed, lance-shaped pinnae.

Dryopteris tokyoensis
Dryopteris tokyoensis - VanDusen Botanical Garden - Vancouver, BC - DSC07012.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Dryopteridaceae
Genus: Dryopteris
D. tokyoensis
Binomial name
Dryopteris tokyoensis
C. Chr.


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