What is another word for Order Filicales?

3 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˈɔːdə fˈɪlɪkˌe͡ɪlz], [ ˈɔːdə fˈɪlɪkˌe‍ɪlz], [ ˈɔː_d_ə f_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ_l_z]

Order Filicales is a botanical order that includes all the ferns and their close relatives. Ferns are non-flowering plants that reproduce through spores rather than seeds. Synonyms for this order include Filicopsida, Leptosporangiate ferns, and Pteropsida. The name Filicopsida comes from the Latin words "filix" meaning fern and "ops" meaning appearance. Leptosporangiate ferns are ferns that produce spores in specialized structures called leptosporangia. Pteropsida comes from the Greek words "pteron" meaning wing and "ops" meaning appearance, referring to the characteristic fronds or leaves of ferns that resemble wings. These synonyms are used by botanists to classify and study this important group of plants.

Related words: bryophyte order, order of filicales, order of plantae, plant order, plantae order

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