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Isoëtaceae

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
  • Andrea Kučerová
  • Lubomír Adamec
  • Jiří Doležal
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Abstract

Perennial submerged plant, stems short and corm-like, hollow roots at base, erect rosette of subulate stiff leaves 6–15 cm long with minute ligule on upperside near base. Heterosporous sporangia embedded in leaf-base below the ligule in older leaves. Leaves contain 4 air cavities connected with a distinct central air cavity in roots.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz H. Schweingruber
    • 1
  • Andrea Kučerová
    • 2
  • Lubomír Adamec
    • 2
  • Jiří Doležal
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Forest, Snow and Landscape Research – WSLBirmensdorfSwitzerland
  2. 2.Czech Academy of SciencesInstitute of BotanyTřeboňCzech Republic
  3. 3.Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany, Třeboň, Czech Republic; Faculty of ScienceUniversity of South Bohemiačeské BudějoviceCzech Republic

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