[Taxacom] Land plant taxon has been renamed

Curtis Clark lists at curtisclark.org
Tue Oct 23 20:28:52 CDT 2012

On 2012-10-22 7:43 PM, Jim Croft wrote:
> It would not have been such a problem
> had Equisetum not been such an iconic and easily recognizable group of
> plants. Intuitively the 'equisetum thing' should look sort of like an
> Equisetum. That is how the human mind works.

If we want to name it after a genus, it should be Fissidentopsida. Only 
bryologists and an occasional other botanist will have a search image 
associated with that.

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