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Cyclosorus hudsonianus

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[syn. Pneumatopteris hudsoniana]LaukahiThelypteridaceaeIndigenous to the Hawaiian Islands (All main islands except Niihau and Kahoolawe)Oahu (Cultivated)EtymologyThe generic name Cyclosorus refers to the round sori (Greek kyklos, circle + soros, heap) or spores located under the fronds.The specific epithet hudsonianus is named for Navy Capt. William Leverreth Hudson (1794-1862), commander of the Peacock, one of the U.S. Exploring Expeditions (1838-1842).NPH00008nativeplants.hawaii.edu/plant/view/Cyclosorus_interruptus

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