Biology and Functional Ecology of Equisetum with Emphasis on the Giant Horsetails

Abstract

Horsetails are unique survivors of a very ancient group of vascular plants, the Sphenophyta, which has a history reaching back to the Upper Devonian. Despite the striking conservatism of Equisetum architecture and anatomy and the small number of species (15) in the modern flora, their ability to thrive under a wide range of conditions is remarkable. This is… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12229-012-9113-4

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@article{Husby2012BiologyAF, title={Biology and Functional Ecology of Equisetum with Emphasis on the Giant Horsetails}, author={Chad Eric Husby}, journal={The Botanical Review}, year={2012}, volume={79}, pages={147-177} }