Biodiversity Science ›› 2019, Vol. 27 ›› Issue (11): 1165-1171.doi: 10.17520/biods.2019423

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Insight into evolution of land plants from living ferns and lycopods

Yuehong Yan1, *(), Ran Wei2, Jiangping Shu3, Xianchun Zhang2   

  1. 1 Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai 201602
    2 State Key Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Botany, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100093
    3 Key Laboratory of Plant Resources Conservation and Sustainable Utilization, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou 510650
  • Online:2020-01-17
  • Yan Yuehong;

Fig. 1

The Triassic fossil of Osmunda claytoniana remained relatively unchanged to the present. Photos from Taylor et al. (2009) and Web of NSII ("

Fig. 2

Overview of ferns and lycopods in China based on PPG I (2016). Dark black words show the families distributed in China with numbers of genus and species in brackets; grey words show the families absent from China."

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