Coenopteridales

Coenopteridales

[‚sē·näp‚ter·ə′dā·lēz]
(paleobotany)
A heterogeneous group of fernlike fossil plants belonging to the Polypodiophyta.
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In the past few years, Paleozoic fossil ferns have been assigned to the Cladoxylales, Iridopteridales, Rhacophytales, Coenopteridales, and Stauropteridales (Taylor & Taylor, 1993), and extinct species have been described for all major groups with living representatives (Stewart & Rothwell, 1993).
The question of the phylogenetic position of the Coenopteridales.
From traditional systematics of Paleozoic species previously assigned to the Coenopteridales (e.