Lycopsida


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Related to Lycopsida: class Lycopsida, Pteropsida, Sphenopsida
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Noun1.Lycopsida - club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
division Pteridophyta, Pteridophyta - containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
class Lycopodineae, Lycopodineae - alternative designation for the class Lycopsida
club moss, club-moss, lycopod - primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles
Lepidodendrales, order Lepidodendrales - fossil arborescent plants arising during the early Devonian and conspicuous throughout the Carboniferous
Lycopodiales, order Lycopodiales - lower vascular plants coextensive with the family Lycopodiaceae; in some classifications includes the Selaginellaceae and Isoetaceae
order Selaginellales, Selaginellales - in some classifications included in Lycopodiales
Isoetales, order Isoetales - aquatic or marsh-growing fern allies; known to have existed since the Cenozoic; sometimes included in Lycopodiales
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As in our previous revision of the Lycopsida (AlvarezVazquez and Wagner 2014), partial lists of synonymy are provided with special emphasis on types and listing all the illustrated records from Canada and the United States for the Middle Pennsylvanian time interval.
Category Taxa No of Endemic-- Endemic-- species Serra do Espinhaco Cipo Range Bryopsida 20 0 0 Coniferopsida 2 0 0 Dicotyledoneae 1,465 20 55 Lycopsida 5 0 0 Monocotiledoneae 609 51 30 Pteropsida 56 1 1 Total 2,157 72 86 Category Taxa Non endemic Threatened-- and not MG state threatened Bryopsida 0 20 Coniferopsida 0 2 Dicotyledoneae 73 1,337 Lycopsida 0 5 Monocotiledoneae 40 539 Pteropsida 0 55 Total 113 1,958 Source: Modified from Madeira et al.
Evolution of Lycopodiaceae (Lycopsida): Estimating divergence times from rbcL sequences by use of nonparametric rate smoothing.