Definition of Coniferophyta

1. 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 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).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coniferophyta

Congregational church
Congregational churches
Congregationalism
Congregationalist
Congregationalists
Congress of Industrial Organizations
Congress of Racial Equality
Congressional Medal of Honor
Congressional Record
Congrevean
Congrevian
Congridae
Conidiobolus
Coniferales
Coniferophyta
Coniferophytina
Coniferopsida
Conilurus
Coniogramme
Coniogramme japonica
Conium maculatum
Conleth
Conley
Conlon
Conn's syndrome
Conn.
Connacht
Connacht Irish
Connaraceae

Literary usage of Coniferophyta

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1. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"5). Another fossil species from South America was- recorded by Krasser 30 from the Pliocene of Bahia, Brazil. coniferophyta Order ..."

2. Living Things by Katy Z. Allen (2002)
"... ferns) Protista Ginkgophyta (ginkgo) Chlorophyta (uni- and multicellular green algae) Monera coniferophyta (conifers) Lycophyta (club mosses) Bryophyta ..."

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