Lepidodendrales


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Lepidodendrales

[‚lep·ə·dō‚den′drā·lēz]
(paleobotany)
The giant club mosses, an order of extinct lycopods (Lycopodiopsida) consisting primarily of arborescent forms characterized by dichotomous branching, small amounts of secondary vascular tissue, and heterospory.
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