Family  Lycopodiaceae P. Beauv. ex Mirb.

Family number: 1216    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 16
Type genus: Lycopodium L.
Comments: fern-allied family

Complete list of genera


  1. Christenhusz, M. J. M. et al. 2011. A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns. Phytotaxa 19:7-54.
  2. Øllgaard, B. 2012. New combinations in Neotropical Lycopodiaceae. Phytotaxa 57:10-22.

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Subfamilies and tribes for Lycopodiaceae P. Beauv. ex Mirb.:

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 14 August 2020.