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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Organization of TAS3 Class/subclass (One- or two-tasiARF/AP2/TAS6) One-tasiAP2 only Marchantiopsida Andreaeopsida Polytrichopsida Tetraphidopsida One-tasiAP2-one-tasiARF Bryopsida/Timmiidae Bryopsida/Funariidae Bryopsida/Bryidae Bryopsida/Dicranidae Bryopsida/Funariidae TAS6-TAS3 Bryopsida/Bryidae Bryopsida/Dicranidae One-tasiARF only Equisetopsida One-tasiARF and two-tasiARF species Marattiopsida Two-tasiARF (no tandem repeat) Marattiopsida One-tasiARF and two-tasiARF species Polypodiopsida One-tasiARF and two-tasiARF species Spermatophyta * No TAS3 loci revealed Lycopodiopsida Sphagnopsida See text for details.
Class 2 Equisetopsida (Sphenophyta, Sphenophytes, Equisetophyta, Arthrophyta, Horsetails, Scouring Rushes)