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Equisetum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(class Sphenopsida, family Equisetaceae)

The sole surviving genus of its class and family, comprising the horsetails, which typically are plants of damp places. They are vascular...

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Equisetum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(class Sphenopsida, family Equisetaceae)

The sole surviving genus of its class and family, comprising the horsetails, which typically are plants of damp places. They are vascular...

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<i>Equisetum</i>

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 3 words.

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Equisetum

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 3 words.

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Equisetum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 99 words.

(class Sphenopsida, family Equisetaceae)

The sole surviving genus of its class and family, comprising the horsetails, which typically are plants

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Equisetum

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 99 words.

The sole surviving genus of its class and family, comprising the horsetails, which typically are plants of damp places. They are vascular ...

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<i>Equisetum</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 28 words.

(cap. E, ital.) A genus comprising the horsetails, placed in the class *Sphenopsida or the division (phylum) *Sphenophyta. Individual

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Triploidy in <i>Equisetum</i> subgenus <i>Hippochaete</i> (Equisetaceae, Pteridophyta)

WILFRIED BENNERT, MARCUS LUBIENSKI, SIMONE KÖRNER and MATTHIAS STEINBERG.

in Annals of Botany

April 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5506 words.

Background and Aims The genus Equisetum is cytologically uniform, having a base chromosome number of x = 108. All previously known species and hybrids that have been counted represent...

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The remarkable stomata of horsetails (Equisetum): patterning, ultrastructure and development

Erin Cullen and Paula J. Rudall.

in Annals of Botany

August 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5624 words.

Background and Aims The stomata of Equisetum – the sole extant representative of an ancient group of land plants – are unique with respect to both structure and development,...

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<i>Equisetum</i> species show uniform epicuticular wax structures but diverse composition patterns

Thomas Brune and Klaus Haas.

in AoB PLANTS

January 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5229 words.

Background and aims

Only few data on the epicuticular waxes (EWs) of horsetails are available. This contribution therefore focuses on the wax micromorphology...

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Salinity tolerance ecophysiology of <i>Equisetum giganteum</i> in South America: a study of 11 sites providing a natural gradient of salinity stress

Chad E. Husby, José Delatorre, Vittorio Oreste, Steven F. Oberbauer, Danielle T. Palow, Lázaro Novara and Alfredo Grau.

in AoB PLANTS

January 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8001 words.

Background and aims

The basic set of adaptations necessary for salinity tolerance in vascular plants remains unknown. Although much has been published on...

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An extensin-rich matrix lines the carinal canals in <i>Equisetum ramosissimum</i>, which may function as water-conducting channels

O. Leroux, J. P. Knox, B. Masschaele, A. Bagniewska-Zadworna, S. E. Marcus, M. Claeys, L. van Hoorebeke and R. L. L. Viane.

in Annals of Botany

August 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7540 words.

Background and Aims

The anatomy of Equisetum stems is characterized by the occurrence of vallecular and carinal canals. Previous studies on the carinal...

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Evolution of mixed-linkage (1 → 3, 1 → 4)-β-<span class="smallCaps">d</span>-glucan (MLG) and xyloglucan in <i>Equisetum</i> (horsetails) and other monilophytes

Xinxin Xue and Stephen C. Fry.

in Annals of Botany

April 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6850 words.

Background and Aims

Horsetails (Equisetopsida) diverged from other extant eusporangiate monilophytes in the Upper Palaeozoic. They are the only monilophytes...

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Sphenophyta

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 70 words.

A phylum of tracheophyte plants, the only living members of which are the horsetails (Equisetum). Horsetails have a

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horsetails

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 102 words.

Any of group of *tracheophyte plants belonging to the genus Equisetum. Horsetails have a perennial creeping rhizome supporting

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sphenophytes

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 30 words.

horse tails, a group of plants that originated during the Devonian and is represented today by the rush Equisetum. In

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sphenophytes

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 30 words.

horse tails, a group of plants that originated during the Devonian and is represented today by the rush Equisetum. In

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Sphenopsida

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 37 words.

A subdivision of the Pteridophyta, represented today by 1 genus only, Equisetum. Sphenopsids flourished in the Carboniferous coal

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carinal canal

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 32 words.

In Equisetum and some of its fossil relatives, one of a number of longitudinal channels inside the metaxylem and formed

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horsetail

in Dictionary Plus Science and Technology

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics. 66 words.

A vascular cryptogam (plant that reproduces by spores) of the genus Equisetum that is a living fossil, being the only

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Sphenopsida

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 33 words.

(cap. S) A class of vascular plants containing the horsetails (genus Equisetum, order Equisetales), traditionally included in the division

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