Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta (Filicophyta)
Class: Pteridopsida (Filicopsida)
Subclass: Pteriditae
Order: Pteridales
Family: Pellaeaceae

Genus: Pellaea

Many of the Pellaeas are called cliff brakes. The genus is global in distribution. Some species are favorites in cultivation, especially P. rotundifolia.

Species of Pellaea (list not complete):

  1. Pellaea andromedifolia
  2. Pellaea atropurpurea
  3. Pellaea falcata
  4. Pellaea glabella
  5. Pellaea rotundifolia
  6. Pellaea virides

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This page was last revised on 11-21-1997.