Definition of Division Pteridophyta

1. Noun. Containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Division Pteridophyta

division Chrysophyta
division Cyanophyta
division Cynodontia
division Dicynodontia
division Eubacteria
division Euglenophyta
division Eumycota
division Gymnomycota
division Heterokontophyta
division Lichenes
division Magnoliophyta
division Myxomycota
division Phaeophyta
division Protista
division Pteridophyta (current term)
division Rhodophyta
division Schizophyta
division Tracheophyta
division level
division levels
division of labour
division ring
division rings
division septum
division sign
division signs

Literary usage of Division Pteridophyta

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"All seed-bearing plants form the division Spermatophyta, meaning seed plants; the ferns comprise the division Pteridophyta, meaning fern plants, etc. ..."

2. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"... Division PTERIDOPHYTA. Fern worts. Family LYCOPODIACEAE. Clubmoss Family. A small family of small herbaceous plants of little use. ..."

3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Fern, name of highest order of cryptogamous ' plants, and in restricted sense the most characteristic of the division Pteridophyta. Ferns are leafy plants ..."

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