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Ferns (Pteridophyta)
Athyrium filix-femina.jpg
A fern unrollin a yoong frond
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Pteridophyta

A fern is ony o a group o aboot 12,000 species o plants that belangs the botanical group kent as Pteridophyta.[2] Unalike mosses, thay hae xylem an phloem (makkin them vascular plants). Thay hae stems, leafs, an roots like ether vascular plants. Ferns reproduce via spores an hae neither seeds nor flouers.

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  1. Smith, A.R. (2006). "A classification for extant ferns" (PDF). Taxon. 55 (3): 705–731. doi:10.2307/25065646. JSTOR 25065646. Retrieved 2008-02-12.  Unkent parameter |coauthors= ignored (help)
  2. Chapman, Arthur D. (2009). Numbers of Living Species in Australia and the World. Report for the Australian Biological Resources Study. Canberra, Australia. September 2009. http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/publications/other/species-numbers/index.html