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Pteridophyta (ferns)

Discussion

The authorship of the phylum should be ascribed to the Editor of the translation, E. R. Lankester, not E. Haeckel.

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Pteridophyta Haeckel p. 101
1962Eodelopterum Schmidt p. 838
1962Eodelopterum priscum Schmidt p. 838 figs. Pl 1, fig 5; text-fig 4
1963Eodelopterum Guthörl
1966Polypodiophyta Cronquist et al. p. 133
2001Pteridophyta Doweld
2008Pteridophyta Taylor et al. p. 1027

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
RankNameAuthor
phylumPteridophyta
phylumPteridophyta

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
No diagnoses are available