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Ver. 18.2
Dec. 5th, 2023

004.0000 Family Equisetaceae Michx. ex DC.; Essai Propr. Méd. Pl. 49 (1804)
1 genus, 16 spp.
Species listed in database: 17; hybrids: 26
004.0001 Genus Equisetum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1061 (1753)
Distribution: Nearly cosmopolitan. Several hybrids are now stabilized and may also be treated as valid species.
Species listed in database: 17; hybrids: 26
= Allostelites Börner; Fl. Deutsche Volk 59, 283 (1912)
= Hippochaete Milde; Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 23: 297 (1865)
= Presla Dulac; Fl. Dépt. Hautes-Pyrenees 25 (1867) (nom. superfl.)

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