Salviniales


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Salviniales

[‚sal‚vin·ē′ā‚lēz]
(botany)
A small order of heterosporous, leptosporangiate ferns (division Polypodiophyta) which float on the surface of the water.
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(Salviniales: Salviniaceae), in at least 15 countries over 3 continents (Julien et al.
Assessing phylogenetic relationships in extants heterosporous ferns (Salviniales), with a focus on Pilularia and Salvinia.
(established by Lamarck in 1783) belongs to the Salviniales. Previously, the most widely accepted view was that Azolla belonged to the family Salviniaceae and consisted of two subgenera and six living species (Lumpkin & Plucknett, 1980).