Zygopteridales

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Zygopteridales
Temporal range: Early Carboniferous to Permian
Alloiopteris erosa.jpg
Alloiopteris erosa
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Zygopteridales
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Zygopteridaceae

The Zygopteridales is an extinct order of ferns or fern-like plants which grew primarily during the Carboniferous.[1] It comprises a single family (Zygopteridaceae), within which are at least a dozen named genera.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter R. Bell & Alan R. Helmsly (2000). "Chapter 7: The subkingdom Embryophyta (cont.)". Green Plants: Their Origin and Diversity. Cambridge University Press. p. 173.
  2. ^ Wolfgang Frey, Eberhard Fischer, Michael Stech: Bryophytes and seedless Vascular Plants. In: Wolfgang Frey (Hrsg.): Syllabus of Plant Families - A. Engler's Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien. 13. Auflage. Band 3. Borntraeger, Berlin/Stuttgart 2009, Template:ISBN 978-3-443-01063-8, S. 325. Syllabus of Plant Families.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)