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Tx resurrection plant dry sandy uplands dry late

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Unformatted text preview: Carboniferous Swamp Forest: Late 285 million years ago: Tree lycophytes, giant horsetails, & ferns. p. 399; 374-75, 378. Ferns: p. 409-427; 389-399) 389-399 Ferns: Sori Frond (leaf) 12,000 species. Together with Together horsetails (Equisetum) & whisk ferns form a monophyletic group. monophyletic young leaf “Fiddlehead” Roots Rhizome (underground stem) Ferns: p. 409-427; 389-399) 389-399 Ferns: Sori Sporophyte with Sporophyte sporangia sporangia Gametophyte Gametophyte with young sporophyte Horsetails: p. 419; 399 399 Related to ferns: Related - Only 1 living genus: Equisetum. Equisetum. - Strobilus Vegetative shoot Branches Leaves Roots Fertile shoot Rhizome (underground stem) Horsetails: Equisetum (p. 424; 402) 402 Whisk Ferns: Psilotopsida (p. 415-417; 398-402) 398-402 Also part of fern phylogenetic line Psilotum Tmesipteris Native Ferns: Resurrection Fern Native Native Ferns: Cinnamon fern Native Tree Ferns: (Forests of tropics & S. hemisphere) hemisphere) Dicksonia, (Brazil) Cyathea (New Zealand)...
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