family Equisetaceae

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Related to family Equisetaceae: Psilotaceae, Ophioglossaceae, Lycopodiaceae, Equisetales
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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.