Equisetopsida

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Equisetopsida

[‚e·kwə·sə′täp·sə·də]
(botany)
A class of the division Equisetophyta whose members made up a major part of the flora, especially in moist or swampy places, during the Carboniferous Period.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Class 2 Equisetopsida (Sphenophyta, Sphenophytes, Equisetophyta, Arthrophyta, Horsetails, Scouring Rushes)