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Meaning of CLASS CONIFEROPSIDA

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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)
 
 Synonyms: Coniferophyta, Coniferophytina, Coniferopsida, subdivision Coniferophytina
 
 See Also: class, class Gymnospermae, class Pinopsida, class Taxopsida, Coniferales, Cordaitales, division Gymnospermophyta, Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, order Coniferales, order Cordaitales, order Taxales, Pinophytina, Pinopsida, subdivision Pinophytina, subdivision Taxophytina, Taxales, Taxophytina, Taxopsida

 

 

 

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