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Post by juju » Sat Dec 02, 2006 4:16 am

POLYPODIACEAE is the name of the family of which

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polypodiaceae


whereas Polypoditae is subclass.

I looked it up and found conflicting information on the family name.

two different things.

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Post by Amrik » Mon Dec 04, 2006 9:28 am

hmm, i wont guess Dustfinger...i dont really like Botany!~
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Post by atlantaviolet » Wed Dec 06, 2006 10:28 am

does it live on land or water :?:

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Post by Dustfinger » Sat Dec 09, 2006 8:32 pm

Hi I'm back....I was ill this week, the flu caught me !
Well so it is Polypoditae then. It lives on the land.

Sorry Doc but I really don't know whether it's homosporw or heterospore...
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:01 am

Hmm ok I pass on this turn then :evil: :lol:
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Post by Dustfinger » Mon Dec 11, 2006 10:19 am

Oh Doc I'll give you a hint then:
Name begins with "O".
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:50 am

"O" is for common name or scientific one?

Ok, take this next question ;)

Subclass: Polypoditae
1. Ordo: Aspleniales
2. Ordo: Athyriales
3. Ordo: Dryopteridales
4. Ordo: Davalliales
5. Ordo: Polypodiales

Which one eh? :twisted:
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Post by Dustfinger » Mon Dec 11, 2006 11:58 am

Athyriales.

O for common name.
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Post by Dr.Stein » Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:04 pm

Ostrich fern (Matteuccia struthiopteris) ? :?
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Post by Dustfinger » Mon Dec 11, 2006 1:08 pm

YEEEEEEES !!!!!
YOU ARE THE WINNER !!!!!! CONGRATS !
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Post by Dr.Stein » Tue Dec 12, 2006 5:17 am

Hurray! Am I not ingeniously? ;) :lol: :lol: :P

I guess now it's my turn eh?

Well, think about cell... This is a cell... Easy one ;)
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Post by AstusAleator » Wed Dec 13, 2006 5:17 am

protozoan, bacteria, fungi, plant, or animal cell? (did I miss any?)
What did the parasitic Candiru fish say when it finally found a host? - - "Urethra!!"

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