Fern Tree of Life

A webportal hosting the Fern Tree of Life (FTOL) and associated data

Photo of Crepidomanes minutum by Joel H. Nitta licensed under [CC-BY](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

FTOL is a global phylogeny of extant fern species based on plastid DNA sequences.

For a complete description, see Nitta et al. (2022).

FTOL is an on-going project and will be regularly updated as new sequence data become available.


Nitta, Joel H., Eric Schuettpelz, Santiago Ramírez-Barahona, and Wataru Iwasaki. 2022. “An Open and Continuously Updated Fern Tree of Life.” Frontiers in Plant Sciences 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.909768.