Asplenium L.

Common Name: Spleenwort

Family: Aspleniaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 2: 1078. 1753.

Other: Lectotype: A. marinum L. (Smith in Hist. Fil. 316. 1875.) Splen = spleen (Gk) referring to the fern being used medicinally for the spleen and liver.

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