Ferns

Known as: Fern 
Seedless nonflowering plants of the class Filicinae. They reproduce by spores that appear as dots on the underside of feathery fronds. In earlier… (More)
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2005
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2005
* The hydraulic plumbing of vascular plant leaves varies considerably between major plant groups both in the spatial organization… (More)
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2005
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2005
Plant species capable of hyper-accumulating heavy metals are of considerable interest for phytoremediation, and differ in their… (More)
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2004
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2004
The rise of angiosperms during the Cretaceous period is often portrayed as coincident with a dramatic drop in the diversity and… (More)
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2004
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2004
The phylogenetic structure of ferns (= monilophytes) is explored here, with a special focus on the early divergences among… (More)
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2004
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2004
• Hydraulic characteristics of pteridophyte (fern and Selaginella ) foliage were investigated to determine whether the processes… (More)
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2003
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2003
Efficient photosynthesis is essential for plant survival. To optimize photosynthesis, plants have developed several… (More)
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2001
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2001
1. We have discovered that the fern Pteris vittata (brake fern) is extremely efficient in extracting arsenic from soils and… (More)
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2001
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2001
Most of the 470-million-year history of plants on land belongs to bryophytes, pteridophytes and gymnosperms, which eventually… (More)
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1997
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1997
Flowers sensu lato are short, specialized axes bearing closely aggregated sporophylls. They are typical for seed plants… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Pteriodophytes have a longer evolutionary history than any other vascular land plant and, therefore, have endured greater loss of… (More)
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