division Pteridophyta


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Noun1.division 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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Apendice 1 LISTA PRELIMINAR DE LA DIVERSIDAD FLORISTICA DEL PARAMO EN ESTUDIO DIVISION PTERIDOPHYTA 1.
La division Pteridophyta estuvo representada por 6 familias (Anexo 2), siendo las Pteridaceae, las que presentaron la mayor cantidad de generos: Pellaea, Argyrochosma, Cheylanthes y Eriosorus, seguidas por las Dryopteridaceae: Cystopteris, Polystichum y Woodsia, ambas representan el 66.
Las division Pteridophyta estuvo representada por 6 familias: Adiantaceae, Aspleniaceae, Dryopteridaceae, Equisetaceae, Pteridaceae y Salviniaceae.

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