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LYCOPODIACEAE CLUB-MOSS FAMILY

Andy Murdock, Alan R. Smith & Thomas Lemieux


Plant on ground (or other plants), creeping (to ± vine-like). Stem: branches few to many, forked often unequally, also branched laterally or not. Leaf: many, simple, ± alternate, spirally arranged, small, needle- or scale-like, 1-veined, few-toothed to generally entire, those subtending sporangia generally unlike others [or not], in distinct cones [or not]. Cone: terminal on erect stem, erect [or 0]. Sporangia: 1 in leaf axils; spores of 1 kind.
4 genera, ± 400 species: worldwide, generally tropics. [Wagner & Beitel 1993 FNANM 2:18–37] —Scientific Editors: Alan R. Smith, Thomas J. Rosatti.
Unabridged references: [Ållgaard 1987 Opera Bot 92:153–178]

Key to Lycopodiaceae

1. Fertile stem unbranched, with 1 cone at tip ..... LYCOPODIELLA

1' Fertile stem branched, with few to many cones at tip ..... LYCOPODIUM

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