Psilotum nudum

Psilotum nudum Psilotum nudum

Images taken on Nahhap motu in Pohnpei on 31 July 2007 by Dana Lee Ling. Plant growing near ground on the base of a coconut tree under dense overhead foliage.

7/29/2008 1:57 PM N 6° 46.989m W 158° 09.224m
Same plant 29 July 2008. Note bifurcating stems that is typical of psilotum and lycopodium.

7/29/2008 1:58 PM N 6° 46.989m W 158° 09.224m
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PLANTS Profile for Psilotum nudum (whisk fern) | USDA PLANTS

Kingdom     Plantae  - Plants
Subkingdom  Tracheobionta - Vascular plants
Division    Psilophyta - Whisk-ferns
Class       Psilopsida -
Order       Psilotales -
Family      Psilotaceae - Whisk-fern family
Genus       Psilotum Sw. - whisk fern
Species     Psilotum nudum (L.) Beauv. - whisk

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