Author: Jan Scholten
Name: Lycopodiophyta; Lycophyta; Lycophytes.
English: Clubmosses; Lycopods; Fern allies.
Botany: vascular plant; ± 410 million years old; reproduce by shedding spores; bear a protostele; having microphylls, leaves that have only a single vein.
Culture: the remains of Lycopodiidae account for our major coal deposits.
Lycopodiales is an Order in the Phylum Pteridophyta or classified as a Phylum at the beginning of the tracheophyta.
In the Plant theory Lycopodiales is the only Order in the Class Lycopodiidae. Lycopodiidae is placed in the Carbon series of the Pteridophyta.
Lycopodiidae have an emphasis on the Carbon series beside the quality of the Iron series.