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Protopityales (disused)

Protopityales

Taxonomy
Protopityales was named by Walton (1957) [Kenrick and Crane 1997 rank this as Plesion "Protopityales".]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Lignophytia by Kenrick and Crane (1997); and to Tracheophyta by Taylor et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Protopityales Walton p. 338
1997Protopityales Kenrick and Crane
2009Protopityales Taylor et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
subphylumEuphyllophytina
Radiatopses
RankNameAuthor
Lignophytia
orderProtopityalesWalton 1957
orderProtopityalesWalton 1957

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