Psilotum

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Stem repeatedly branched, angular, stiff, with minute scales. Sporophyll shortly stalked, forked, bract-like. Synangia borne in axil of sporophyll, globular, with 3 chambers.

2 species world-wide; both in Australia, 1 in Victoria.

Source: Entwisle, T.J. (1994). Ferns and allied plants (Psilophyta, Lycopodiophyta, Polypodiophyta). In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
class Psilotopsida
order Psilotales
family Psilotaceae
Higher taxa
genus Psilotum
Subordinate taxa