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 Flowering plants msg taxonomy msg regnum Plant...
"Flowering plants" msg:taxonomy msg:regnum:Plant Plantae Superdivision:Spermatophyta Spermatophyta msg:Divisio:"Gnetophyta" taxa taxa: Gnetales Gnetales Welwitschiales Welwitschiales Ephedrales Ephedrales The "Gnetae" are plant plants in the Division "Gnetophyta".
Ephedrales The "Gnetales" consist of a single genus, "Gnetum Gnetum", which are mostly woody woody climbers in tropical forests.
The "Ephedrales" consist of a single genus "Ephedra Ephedra", and are known as the jointfirs because they have long slender branches which bear tiny scale-like leaves at their nodes.
www.biodatabase.de /Gnetae   (278 words)

  
 Ephedra: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
...only of the genus Gnetum Gnetum Gnetum Ephedrales -- containing only the family Ephedraceae and the genus Ephedra....in the winds.
The Ephedrales are known as the joint firs because they have long slender branches...
Ephedra is the name for extracts derived from a shrub in the family Ephedraceae which are high in concentrations of ephedrine.
www.encyclopedian.com /ep/Ephedra.html   (259 words)

  
 Ephedra (genus) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the use of the plant in medicine, see Ephedra.
Ephedra is a genus of gymnosperm shrubs, the only genus in the family Ephedraceae and order Ephedrales.
These plants occur in dry climates over a wide area mainly in the Northern Hemisphere, across southern Europe, north Africa, southwest and central Asia, southwestern North America, and, in the Southern Hemisphere, in South America south to Patagonia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ephedra_(genus)   (268 words)

  
 Ephedrales
[ Elatinales ] [ Ephedrales ] [ Equisetales ]
Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.
For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.
www.crescentbloom.com /Plants/Ordo/Ephedrales.htm   (59 words)

  
 Order Ephedrales India
Herngreen G Lima 1992 Les Ephédrales de la Formation Santana, Crétacé Ephedra the only genus of the family Ephedraceae, an evolutionally early group of low, straggling, or climbing gymnospermous desert shrubs and the only family in the order Ephedrales.
describe, in exectutive, off-model to liquefy by the Zonda Ephedrales...
were cinematically-styled for third-busiest of the mowers in the Creator-angels of the Ephedrales...
ephedra.health-fountains.com /.../Order-ephedrales-india.html   (585 words)

  
 Enhanced
These cycad-inhabiting beetle lineages are extant representatives of basal lineages of the Curculionoidea (weevils and relatives) that originated during the Late Jurassic (10).
This shift in received wisdom has also been demonstrated for a second clade of advanced seed plants, the Ephedrales, of which Gnetum and Ephedra [HN13] are now known to be insect-pollinated as well, especially by moths (11, 12).
A second line of evidence is fossil evidence for plant damage, including fecal pellets in chambers evacuated within bennettitalean strobili [HN14], and coniferalean and ephedralean pollen in the gut contents of orthopteran and holometabolous insects (4, 8) [HN15].
cas.bellarmine.edu /tietjen/images/FlowerAndTheFly.htm   (2999 words)

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