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EQUISETUM TAXONOMY
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EQUISETUM, NOTEBOOK

                Phylum                :             Equisetophyta  ( B. Boivin )
                Classis                 :             Equisetopsida   ( C. Agardh )
                Subclassis          :              Equisetidae       ( Engl. & Gilg )
                Ordo                     :             Equisetales       ( Dumort. )
                Subordo              :              Equisetineae     ( Rabenh. )
                Familia                :             Equistaceae      ( Michx. ex DC. )
                Subfamilia         :             Equisetoideae  ( Eaton. )


                                               Familia  Equisetaceae
                                               Genus – Equisetum


                                               Subgenus – Equisetum, Horsetails
                                               Infragenus, Section  Equisetum
                                                               fluviatile
                                                               palustre
                                                               bogotense
                                                               diffusum
                                                               telmateia


                                               Infragenus, Section  Heterophyadica
                                                               arvense
                                                               sylvaticum
                                                               pratense





                         Subgenus – Hippochaete, Scouring Rushes
                                               Infragenus, Section - Incunabula
                                                               giganteum


                                               Infragenus, Section  Ambigua
                                                               ramosissimum
                                                               myriochaetum
                                                               laevigatum


                                               Infragenus, Section – Hippochaete, Scouring Rushes
                                               Infrasubgenus, Subsection - Perennantia
                                                               hyemale


                                               Infrasubgenus, Subsection  Homocormia
                                                               variegatum
                                                               scirpoides

 

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                Superregnum     :             Eucaryota
                Regnum               :             Sphenobionta = Vegetabilia = Plantae
                Subregnum        :             Cryptogamae = Archegoniatae
                Infraregnum      :             Pterydophyta = Pteridophyta
               
                Divissio / Phylum           :
                Sphenophyta = Equisetophyta = Sphenophytina = Equisetophytina = Articulatae
 
                Classis                 :             Sphenopsida = Equisetopsida
                Subclassis          :              Equisetidae
                Ordo                     :             Equisetales
                Subordo              :              Equisetineae
                Familia                :             Equisetaceae
                Subfamilia         :              Equisetoideae
               
                Genus                  :             Equisetum


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                Class                                    :              Equisetopsida
                Order                                   :              Equisetales       
                Family                                 :              Equisetaceae = Schachtelhalmgewächse = Horsetails   
              
                Genus                                  :              Equisetum L., Sp. Pl.: 1061 (1753)
               
                                                                              = Allostelites, C. Börn.; Fl. Deutsche Volk 59, 283 (1912)
                                                                              = Hippochaete, Milde; Bot. Zeit. 23: 297 (1865)
                                                                              = Presla Dulac, Fl. Haute-Pyrenees 25 (1867)


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LITERATURE :

HAUKE, R. L. 1978, A  taxonomic  monograph  of  Equisetum  subgenus  Equisetum, Nova  Hedwigia 30: 385–455
HAUKE, R. L. 1963, A  taxonomic  monograph  of  the  genus  Equisetum  subgenus  Hippochaete, Beihefte  zur  Nova  Hedwigia 8: 1–123
HAUKE, R. L. 1966, A  systematic  study  of  Equisetum  arvense, Nova  Hedwigia 13: 81–109
Maarten J M Christenhusz, Lois Bangiolo, Mark W Chase, Michael F Fay, Chad Husby, Marika Witkus, Juan Viruel, Phylogenetics, classification and typification of extant horsetails (Equisetum, Equisetaceae), Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 189, Issue 4, April 2019, Pages 311–352
Husby Ch. E., Walkowiak R. J., An Introduction to the Genus Equisetum ( Horsetail ) and the Class Equisetopsida ( Sphenopsida ) as a whole, IEA Paper 2012
Walkowiak R. J., A Taxonomic Study of the Genus Equisetum ( Horsetail ), IEA Paper 2011
Walkowiak R. J., Equisetum Taxonomy, IEA Paper 2008, Version of 2008-10-04, Retrieved 2011-11-07



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International Equisetological Association, Equisetum, Equisetaceae, Plant Biology

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