Pteridophyta

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Translingual[edit]

Pteridium aquilinum (common bracken)

Etymology[edit]

Pteris +‎ -ophyta.

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Pteridophyta

  1. A taxonomic division within the kingdom Plantae — ferns, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

Thought to be paraphyletic.

The membership of classes Pteridopsida and Polypodiopsida is disputed, in particular as to which class the leptosporangiate ferns should belong. (See Wikipedia-logo.png Leptosporangiate fern on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Leptosporangiate fern)

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