Lycopsida


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Related to Lycopsida: class Lycopsida, Pteropsida, Sphenopsida

Lycopsida

[lī′käp·sə·də]
(botany)
Former subphylum of the Embryophyta now designated as the division Lycopodiophyta.
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Primitive Land Plants Lycopsida Sphenopsida Pteropsida Examples Selaginella Equisetum Phanerogams Lycopodium Ferns Lepidophyta Transitional Protolepido- Hyeniales Protopteridales Groups dendrales
This last principle involves the origin of the microphyllous leaf of the Lycopsida.
Schweitzer (1963) derived the latter conifers from Pseudovoltzia and the Lebachiaceae from the Lycopsida.