family Equisetaceae


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Related to family Equisetaceae: Psilotaceae, Ophioglossaceae, Lycopodiaceae, Equisetales
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Noun1.family Equisetaceae - sole surviving family of the Equisetales: fern allies
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
Equisetales, order Equisetales - lower tracheophytes in existence since the Devonian
Equisetum, genus Equisetum - horsetails; coextensive with the family Equisetaceae
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Finally, the family Equisetaceae consists of the living genus Equisetum as well as other extinct herbaceous sphenopsids resembling Equisetum.
On some aberrations of extant horsetails (Equisetum L.) and the origin of the family Equisetaceae. Paleontol.