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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
Stem: sterile branched in > 1 plane; fertile erect.
± 40 species: worldwide. (Greek: wolf foot, from branch tips)
Stem: sterile wide-creeping to ± vine-like, < 0.5 m, 0.5–1.5 cm wide, including leaves; fertile ± 10–20 cm terminated by 2–5 cones.
Leaf: ± 4–7 mm, 0.5–1 mm wide, with narrow bristle tip, those subtending sporangia ovate-triangular, abruptly bristle-tipped.
Cone: 1–3(5) cm, ± 4–6 mm wide.
2n=68. Moist ground, swamps (on trees); < 200 m. North Coast;
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Next taxon: Selaginellaceae
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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