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- n. Any plant (such as the club mosses) that is a member of the division Lycophyta (or Lycopodiophyta)
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Research on the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorfii
Research on the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorfii (spikemoss) sheds light on the evolution of lignin biosynthesis in land plants.
Moreover, the analysis represents a substantial data set that is not only consistent with a basal position for Gnetales either as sister to all other seed plants or as sister to the rest of the gymnosperms but also when analyses include bryophyte, lycophyte and pteridoyphyte outgroups as for example in the analysis of rbcL data .
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