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Noun1.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
division - (botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum
kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom, Plantae - (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
genus Pecopteris - genus of Carboniferous fossil ferns
nonflowering plant, pteridophyte - plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
class Psilopsida, class Psilotatae, Psilopsida, Psilotatae - whisk ferns; comprising the family Psilotaceae or Psilotatae: vascular plants with no roots, partial if any leaf differentiation, and rudimentary spore sacs
order Psilophytales, Psilophytales - Paleozoic simple dichotomously branched plants of Europe and eastern Canada including the oldest known vascular land plants
class Lycopodiate, class Lycopsida, Lycopodiate, Lycopsida - club mosses and related forms: includes Lycopodiales; Isoetales; Selaginellales; and extinct Lepidodendrales; sometimes considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
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The bryophytes (mosses, liverworts and hornworts) stand for the second largest group of the simplest green land plants following angiosperms, and are phylogenetically placed between the algae and the pteridophytes.
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Andrade JM, Passos C, Dresch RR, Kieling-Rubio MA, Moreno PRH, Henriques AT (2014) Chemical analysis, antioxidant, antichemotactic and monoamine oxidase inhibition effects of some pteridophytes from Brazil.
Red List publications of bryophytes, pteridophytes, saproxylic beetles, remaining terrestrial molluscs, selected vascular plants: these publications will highlight key findings of the European Red List concerning these taxa.
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Flora of Oregon; Volume 1: Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Monocots
The composition of ground flora species was highly variable among study sites, with pteridophytes (Athyrium filix-femina, Woodwardia areolata) and Arundinaria gigantea dominating at low degrees of bank incision.