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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]

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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2013. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on Oct 22 2014
Citation for this treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] 2013. Lycopodiaceae, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=15, accessed on Oct 22 2014

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