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Meaning of CLASS GYMNOSPERMAE

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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 (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
 
 Synonyms: division Gymnospermophyta, Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta
 
 See Also: class, class Coniferopsida, class Cycadopsida, class Ginkgopsida, class Gnetopsida, class Pteridospermopsida, Coniferophyta, Coniferophytina, Coniferopsida, Cycadophyta, Cycadophytina, Cycadopsida, division Spermatophyta, Ginkgophyta, Ginkgophytina, Ginkgopsida, Gnetophyta, Gnetophytina, Gnetopsida, gymnosperm, gymnosperm family, gymnosperm genus, gymnospermous tree, Pteridospermopsida, Spermatophyta, subdivision Coniferophytina, subdivision Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophytina, subdivision Ginkgophytina, subdivision Gnetophytina

 

 

 

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