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any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward

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Pterophyta is currently the largest and the most evident group.
Pterophyta, Lycophyta, Sphenophyta, Psilophyta) have a free-living haploid gametophyte stage whose population dynamics affect the reproductive capacity and fitness of both gametophyte and sporopbyte generations.