order Gnetales

noun
chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms
Syn: ↑Gnetales
Hypernyms: ↑plant order

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  • Gnetales — noun chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms • Syn: ↑order Gnetales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetopsida, ↑class Gnetopsida, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • plant order — noun the order of plants • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Anthocerotales, ↑order Anthocerotales, ↑Andreaeales, ↑order Andreaeales, ↑Bryales, ↑order Bryales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gnetophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the division Gnetophyta, a small group of gymnospermous vascular plants that are represented by three living genera: Ephedra, Gnetum, and Welwitschia. There are 65 species in the genus Ephedra, 30 or more… …   Universalium

  • List of plant orders — This article lists the orders of the Viridiplantae.Phylum ChlorophytaThis section lists the orders of Viridiplantae within the phylum Chlorophyta.Class ChlorophyceaeThis section lists the orders of Viridiplantae within the class Chlorophyceae.:*… …   Wikipedia

  • Gnetophyta — Taxobox name = Gnetophyta image width = 240px image caption = Welwitschia mirabilis regnum = Plantae divisio = Gnetophyta classis = Gnetopsida subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = * Gnetum * Welwitschia * Ephedra The plant division Gnetophyta …   Wikipedia

  • Gnetum — Taxobox name = Gnetum image width = 240px image caption = Gnetum gnemon regnum = Plantae divisio = Gnetophyta classis = Gnetopsida ordo = Gnetales ordo authority = T.M. Fries familia = Gnetaceae familia authority = Lindley genus = Gnetum genus… …   Wikipedia

  • class Gnetopsida — noun gymnospermous flowering plants; supposed link between conifers and angiosperms; in some systems classified as a class (Gnetopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Gnetophytina or Gnetophyta) • Syn: ↑Gnetopsida, ↑Gnetophytina, ↑subdivision… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ephedraceae — noun ephedras: in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae • Syn: ↑family Ephedraceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Ephedraceae — noun ephedras: in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae • Syn: ↑Ephedraceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Gnetaceae — noun plants having small unisexual flowers and fleshy or winged fruit: in some classifications includes the genera Ephedra and Welwitschia as well as genus Gnetum • Syn: ↑Gnetaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales,… …   Useful english dictionary

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