class gymnospermae definition

  • noun:
    • flowers having naked seeds maybe not enclosed in an ovary; in a few systems considered a course (Gymnospermae) and in other people a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or courses): Cycadophytina (course Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (course Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are split into three groups: Pinophytina (course Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (course Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
    • plants having nude seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some methods considered a course (Gymnospermae) as well as in other individuals a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (course Coniferopsida); in certain classifications the Coniferophytina are divided in to three teams: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (course Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)

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