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Megaphyton

Pteridopsida - Marattiaceae

Taxonomy
Megaphyton was named by Artis (1825).

It was assigned to Marattiaceae by Pfefferkorn (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Megaphyton Artis
1976Megaphyton Pfefferkorn

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumPteridophyta
RankNameAuthor
classPteridopsidaRitgen 1828
familyMarattiaceaeBerchtold and Presl
genusMegaphytonArtis 1825

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. W. Pfefferkorn 1976Stem of tree fern (compression or impression); leaf scars in two vertical rows on opposite sides of the stem; leaf scars oval to rectangularly oval; trace of vascular bundle with stewartiopteroid or stipitopteroid configuration.