Coniferophytina
Coniferophyta Coniferophyta, Coniferophytina Coniferophytina . a class of cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous; most are substantial trees; it 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) and {Volztiales} (of the Permian-Jurassic).

Syn: Coniferopsida, class Coniferopsida, Coniferophytina, subdivision Coniferophytina. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Coniferophytina — Coniferophytina, Gabelnervige Nacktsamer, ca. 600 Holzgewächsarten umfassende Unterabteilung der ⇒ Spermatophyta; bildet zusammen mit den Cycadophytina die Entwicklungsstufe der Gymnospermae. Merkmale: kleine gabelnervige Laubblätter, die auch… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • 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

  • subdivision 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

  • Coniferophyta — Coniferophyta, Coniferophytina Coniferophytina . a class of cone bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous; most are substantial trees; it includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision… …   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

  • 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

  • Coniferopsida — n. same as {coniferophyta}. Syn: class Coniferopsida, Coniferophytina, subdivision Coniferophytina, Coniferophyta. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cycadophytina — Cycadophytina, Fiederblättrige Nacktsamer, ca. 200 Arten umfassende Unterabteilung der ⇒ Spermatophyta; bildet zusammen mit den Coniferophytina die Entwicklungsstufe der Gymnospermae. Merkmale: große fiedernervige Laubblätter; die Staubblätter… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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