Lycophyta


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used in some classifications for the class Lycopsida: club mosses

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we have not found references to its existence in Lycophyta.
provide clues to relate the genus to other heterosporate Lycophyta.
However, recent evidence disputes this view and suggests that Isoetes's origins are tied to similar aquatic corm-bearing plants well developed in the Carboniferous, which coexisted with arborescent Lycophyta (Taylor, 1981; Skog & Hill, 1992; Kovach & Batten, 1993; DiMichele & Bateman, 1996).
An aquatic ancestry is supported by the presence of four lacunal chambers, structures that are atypical for terrestrial plants and missing from terrestrial outgroups in the Lycophyta (Hickey, 1986).