family Ophioglossaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Ophioglossaceae - a family of succulent ferns of order Ophioglossales; cosmopolitan in distribution
Ophioglossales, order Ophioglossales - coextensive with the family Ophioglossaceae
genus Ophioglossum, Ophioglossum - the type genus of the fern family Ophioglossaceae
Botrychium, genus Botrychium - grape fern; moonwort
genus Helminthostachys, Helminthostachys - one species: terrestrial fern of southeastern Asia and Australia
fern family - families of ferns and fern allies
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The family Ophioglossaceae is one of the oldest fern lineages, characterized by a specific sporophyte structure where each leaf is divided into a fertile (sporophore) and a sterile (trophophore) segment.
Sporophytes in the family Ophioglossaceae undergo annually several developmental stages, which involve accumulation of reserves followed by reproduction.
One example of fern genera in need of further phylogenetic analysis is within the family Ophioglossaceae.