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(English) Ferns. A phylum under kingdom Plantae. They are spore-producing vascular plants. Large, leaf-like fronds arranged spirally around the stem. Sporangia tend to develop in clusters, called sori, either on the underside of fronds or on specialized stalks. Alternation of generations with a dominant sporophyte stage.

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