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• Cetto, A. A., Wiedenfeld, H., Revilla, M. C., and Sergio, I. A. 2000. Hypoglycemic effect of Equisetum myriochaetum aerial parts on streptozotocin diabetic rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 72:129-133.

• Christensen, C.  1836.  The Collection of Pteridophyta made in Hipsaniola by E. L. Ekma 1917 and 1924-1930.  Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri-A.-B., Stockholm.

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• Duckett, J. G., and Pang, W. C. 1984. The orgins of heterospory: a comparative study of sexual behaviour in the fern Platyzoma microphyllum R. Br. and the horsetail Equisetum giganteum L. (Pteridophyta). . Botanical journal of the Linnean Society 88:11-34.

• Espinosa, B. 1930. Anotación preliminar sobre las especies chilenas de Equisetum L. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural (Valparaiso, Chile: 1983) 34:123-129.

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• Gorzalczany, S., Rojo, A., Rondina, R., Debenedetti, S., and Acevedo, C. 1999. Estudio de toxicidad aguda por vía oral de plantas medicinales Argentinas. Acta Farmacía Bonaerense 18:221-224.

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•Marticorena, C., and Rodríguez, R., eds.  1995.  Clase Sphenopsida.  Pages 131-134 in Flora de Chile, Vol. I:  Pteridophyta-Gymnospermae.  Universidad de Concepcion, Concepción, Chile.

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