Ophioglossales


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Ophioglossales

[‚äf·ē·ō·glä′sā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of ferns in the subclass Ophioglossidae.
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The Psilotales and Ophioglossales also possess subterranean, non-photosynthetic gametophytes, whereas Equisetum and most ferns (Stromatopteris is an exception) have photosynthetic gametophytes.
The homosporous groups Ophioglossales and Marattiales are eusporanglate.
The Ophioglossales have been regarded as "living progymnosperms," related to the seed plants rather than to other ferns (Takahashi & Kato, 1988).