Tag Archives: Psilotaceae

Psilotum complanatum (Psilotaceae)

Psilotum complanatum, or the Flatfork fern is the elusive cousin of the widespread and common Whisk Fern (Psilotum nudum). It is by no means a common creature but it will almost instantly be recognizable by anyone who has ever seen … Continue reading

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Psilotum nudum (Psilotaceae)

Any self-respecting writer of botany textbooks would include in their text this humble Whisk Fern, for it is a model species for understanding what ferns are and the nature of their spores. Also, because of their very basal position in … Continue reading

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