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.
Ophioglossales and Polypodiales (Aspleniaceae to Dennstaetiaceae.
Members of Ophioglossales and Polypodiales belong to the division Polypodiophyta and are often called "true ferns." The order Ophioglossales in Alabama include the adder's-tongue ferns (Ophioglossum) and grapeferns (Botrychium).