class Coniferopsida

noun
cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in turn include the surviving orders Coniferales and Taxales (yews) and sometimes Ginkgoales as well as extinct orders such as Cordaitales (of the Carboniferous and Permian)
Hypernyms: ↑class
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  • Coniferopsida — n. same as {coniferophyta}. Syn: class Coniferopsida, Coniferophytina, subdivision Coniferophytina, Coniferophyta. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • class Gymnospermae — noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coniferopsida — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Pinopsida — noun most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta • Syn: ↑Pinopsida, ↑Pinophytina, ↑subdivision… …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Taxopsida — noun yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta • Syn: ↑Taxopsida, ↑Taxophytina, ↑subdivision Taxophytina •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • division Gymnospermophyta — noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gymnospermae — noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gymnospermophyta — noun plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coniferophyta — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Coniferophytina — noun cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in… …   Useful english dictionary

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