Definition of Order isoetales
1. Noun. Aquatic or marsh-growing fern allies; known to have existed since the Cenozoic; sometimes included in Lycopodiales.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Lycopodiate, Class Lycopsida, Lycopodiate, Lycopsida
Member holonyms: Family Isoetaceae, Isoetaceae, Quillwort Family
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Literary usage of Order isoetales
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1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"order isoetales. with one family Isoetaceae and one genus Isoetes (see Chapter XXXI). There are about fifty species, with about sixteen in the United States ..."
2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Class and order, Isoetales. Family, Isoetaceae. This quillwort may be found in moist prairies and overflowed fields in the central states of the Mississippi ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1906)
"There will doubtless be general acceptance of the view that this group is sufficiently distinct to warrant the establishment of a separate order Isoetales; ..."
4. Studien zur Entwicklungsgeschichte des japanischen Riesensalamanders by Charles Stuart Gager, Daniel Lange (1916)
"Order. Isoetales. Family. Isoetaceae. Genus. Isoetes. Species. (eg, lacustris.} B. Habitat: Some forms grow on the bottom of ponds, others in moist meadows, ..."