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Noun1.Horneophyton - Devonian fossil plant considered one of the earliest forms of vascular land plants; similar to genus Rhynia but smaller
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Rhyniaceae, Rhyniaceae - primitive plants of the Paleozoic
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Fungal associations in Horneophyton ligneri from the Rhynie Chert c 407 million year old closely resemble those in extant lower land plants: novel insights into ancestral plant-fungus symbioses.
The telome theory is psilopsidcentered, for the Upper Silurian to Mid-Devonian Psilophytales (Hicklingia, Taenocrada, Zosterophyllum, Rhynia, Horneophyton, Psilophyton, etc.) are visualized as exemplifying the sporophyte of the ancient vascular plants.