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Pillwort

(Pilularia)

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Description

Pilularia or pillworts is a genus of unusual ferns of family Marsileaceae distributed in North Temperate regions, Ethiopian mountains, and the southern hemisphere in Australia, New Zealand, and western South America.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order:Hydropteridales
Family:Marsileaceae
Genus:Pilularia
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