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The following text gives guidance to the name forests provided here for the type of plants called land plants or embryophytes.  They are all thought to have developed from green algae.  Note that {{../xRd}} is used to give an ex prefix to signal extinction.

Vascular plants[edit]

  Higher plants, or Vascular plants

Angiosperms[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Wikipedia has a page for flowering or fruiting plants, formally called angiosperms, here.

Clubmosses[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Clubmosses

Ferns[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Ferns

Gymnosperms[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Gymnosperms

Horsetails[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Wikipedia has an overall page for horsetails here, but for modern survivors here.

Horsetails:  field h.giant h.

Scouring rushes:  dwarf s.r.rough h.

Birds[edit]

 ( ⇑  ⇑⇑  ⇓⇓  ⇓ )    Wikipedia has a page for birds here, also lists of them here and here.  Most bird species are passerines.  The following name tree groves are of familiar birds, or simply or interestingly named birds.

Corvidscrow,  jackdaw,  raven,  rook.

Flightlesspenguinratitescassowary,  emu,  kiwi,  ostrich,  rhea.

Raptorscondor,  eagle,  vulture.

Seabirds:  skua 

Waterbirdssora.

Domestic Birds[edit]

  An overall list of links to domestic birds is given here, and they are also included here.

  Links are given here for both generic types and specific breeds.  The names of types usually start with a small letter, the names of breeds with a capital letter.

Fowl — (types): capon,  bantam,  gamebird,  gamecock;  (breeds):  Australorp,  Cochin,  Friesian,  Leghorn,  Pekin,  Plymouth Rock,  Sussex,  Wyandotte.