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Write a note on economic importance of Pteridophytes.

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A note on economic importance of Pteridophytes: Pteridophyte: 

1. Rumohra adiantiformis (leather leaf fem) 2. Marsilea 

3. Azolla 

4. Dryopteris filix – mas 

5. Pteris vittata 

6. Pteridium sp. 

7. Equisetum sp.

8. Psilotum, Lycopodium, Selaginella, Angiopteris, Marattia.


1. Cut flower arrangements 

2. Food 3. Biofertilizer 

4. Treatment for tapeworm 

5. Removal of heavy metals from soils – Bioremediation 

6. Leaves yield green dye 

7. Stems for scouring 

8. Ornamental plants

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