Pteridophyta

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Pteris +‎ -ophyta.

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Pteridophyta

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

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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-v2.svg Leptosporangiate fern on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )

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