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Taxonomy ID: 13828 (for references in articles please use NCBI:txid13828)
Scientific name: Ophioglossaceae Martinov, 1820
Inherited blast name: ferns
Rank: family
Genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Mitochondrial genetic code: Translation table 1 (Standard)
Plastid genetic code: Translation table 11 (Bacterial, Archaeal and Plant Plastid)
Other names:
common name: adder's-tongue fern family
Lineage( full )
cellular organisms; Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Polypodiopsida; Ophioglossidae; Ophioglossales
   Entrez records   
Database name Subtree links Direct links
Nucleotide 2,623 -
Protein 1,474 -
Genome 2 -
Popset 109 90
GEO Datasets 3 -
PubMed Central 193 65
Gene 329 -
SRA Experiments 14 -
Identical Protein Groups 608 -
Bio Project 10 -
Bio Sample 14 -
Taxonomy 128 1

Comments and References:

Nota BenePPG I (2016)
The Pteridophyte Phylogeny Group. Schuettpelz E et al. A community-derived classification for extant lycophytes and ferns. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 54(6): 563-603. DOI:

Nota BeneFNA - Ophioglossaceae
Wagner WH, Jr. and Wagner FS. 1993. Ophioglossaceae Agardh. In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (Eds.) Flora of North America North of Mexico, Vol. 2: Pteridophytes and Gymnosperms. New York and Oxford. On-line version.

Nota BeneRothfels CJ et al. 2015
Rothfels CJ et al. 2015. The evolutionary history of ferns inferred from 25 low-copy nuclear genes. American Journal of Botany 102(7): 1089-1107. DOI:

Nota BeneShinohara W et al. 2013
Shinohara W, Nakato N, Yatabe-Kakugawa Y, Oka T, Kim JK, Murakami N, Noda H, Sahashi N. 2013. The use of matK in Ophioglossaceae phylogeny and the determination of Mankyua chromosome number shed light on chromosome number evolution in Ophioglossaceae. Systematic Botany 38: 564-570. DOI:

Nota BeneChristenhusz MJM et al. 2011b
Christenhusz MJM, Zhang X-C and Schneider H. 2011. A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19: 7-54. DOI:

Sun B-Y et al. 2009
Sun B-Y, Baek TG, Kim Y-D, Kim CS. 2009. Phylogeny of the family Ophioglossaceae with special emphasis on genus Mankyua. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 39: 135-142.

Smith AR et al. 2006a
Smith AR, Pryer KM, Schuettpelz E, Korall P, Schneider H and Wolf PG. 2006. A classification for extant ferns. Taxon 55(3): 705-731.

Reference to PubMed documentPryer KM et al. 2004
Pryer KM, Schuettpelz E, Wolf PG, Schneider H, Smith AR, Cranfill R. 2004. Phylogeny and evolution of ferns (monilophytes) with a focus on the early leptosporangiate divergences. American Journal of Botany 91: 1582-1598. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.91.10.1582

Nota BeneHauk WD et al. 2003
Hauk WD, Parks CR and Chase MW. 2003. Phylogenetic studies of Ophioglossaceae: evidence from rbcL and trnL-F plastid DNA sequences and morphology. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 28 (2003) 131-151. DOI:

Wagner WH 1990
Wagner WH, Jr. 1990. Ophioglossaceae. In: Kubitzki K ed. The families and genera of vascular plants. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. I (Kramer KU, Green PS eds. Pteridophytes and gymnosperms): 193-197.

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