pteridophyte

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pteridophyte

any plant of the division Pteridophyta, including ferns, horsetails and club-mosses. The group is now not normally given taxonomic status, and is included in the TRACHEOPHYTA.

pteridophyte

a member of the fern community and their allies.
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Such a possibility is consistent with the invariance of monocot embryos and their strong similarity to the form and growth pattern of many pteridophytic embryos.