gymnospermae meaning

  "gymnospermae" in a sentence
  • Noun: Gymnospermae
    1. 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)
      - class Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta, division Gymnospermophyta

    See also: gymnospermous

    Type of: class

    Part of: division Spermatophyta, Spermatophyta

    Encyclopedia: Gymnospermae


  1. He made important contributions on the morphology and physiology of the reproductive organs of Gymnospermae.

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