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Equisetales

Equisetopsida - Equisetales

Taxonomy
Equisetales was named by Dumortier (1829) [Author and name made up to test system]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Sphenopsida by Hickey (1977) and Lapasha and Miller (1985); to Equisetophyta by Upchurch et al. (1994); and to Equisetopsida by Jud (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Equisetales Dumortier p. 66
1977Equisetales Hickey
1985Equisetales Lapasha and Miller
1994Equisetales Upchurch et al.
2011Equisetales Jud

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumPteridophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumEquisetophytaScott 1900
classEquisetopsidaAgardh 1825
orderEquisetalesDumortier 1829
orderEquisetalesDumortier 1829

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