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  • Psilotaceae J.W.Griff. & Henfr.

This family is accepted.
Psilotum complanatum

[FWTA]

Psilotaceae, A.H.G Alston. Flora of West Tropical Africa. 1959

Morphology General Habit
Epiphytic perennial herbs; rootless with dichotomous mycorrhizal rhizomes
Morphology Stem
Stems erect (in W.African species), photosynthetic, green, angular, dichotomous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves represented by minute subulate, scale–like, spirally arranged appendages

[FZ]

Psilotaceae, E. A. C. L. E. Schelpe. Flora Zambesiaca. 1970

Morphology Stem
Aerial stems chlorophyllose, simple or dichotomously branched produced from non-chlorophyllous mycorrhizal rootless rhizome-like horizontal axes

[FTEA]

Psilotaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D.. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1999

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial or epiphytic
Morphology Leaves
Leaves small, simple, scale-like, ovate, spaced, spirally disposed, rigid, somewhat spiniform with distinct or very poorly developed bundles

Psilotaceae J.W.Griff. & Henfr. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Microgr. Dict. 540. 1855 [1 Nov 1855] , as 'Psiloteae' (1855)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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