Definition of Order Ginkgoales
1. Noun. Coextensive with the family Ginkgoaceae: plants that first appeared in the Permian and now represented by a single surviving species; often included in Coniferales.
Generic synonyms: Plant Order
Group relationships: Class Ginkgophytina, Class Ginkgopsida, Ginkgophytina, Ginkgopsida, Subdivision Ginkgophyta, Subdivision Ginkgophytina
Member holonyms: Family Ginkgoaceae, Ginkgo Family, Ginkgoaceae
Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Ginkgoales
Literary usage of Order Ginkgoales
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Class and order, Ginkgoales. Family, Ginkgoaceae. This beautiful tree, a native of China and Japan, is cultivated quite extensively in the United States. ..."
2. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Order GINKGOALES. Maidenhair Trees. Branching trees with fan-shaped, parallel-veined leaves. (All extinct but one species.) Family 10. Ginkgoaceae. ..."
3. Contributions by Walker Museum of Paleontology, University of Chicago (1920)
"... Localities Nos. n and 15. Collection.—Walker Museum, University of Chicago. Phylum SPERMATOPHYTA Class GYMNOSPERMAE Order GINKGOALES Family GINKGOACEAE ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"SUPPLEMENT. THE FAMILIES OF FLOWERING PLANTS. Hy CHARLES Loris POLLARD. order Ginkgoales. (Fig. 4.) THIS strange group is limited to a single family, ..."
5. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"They present no characters which are clearly those of the order Ginkgoales, except their subdivided fronds, which are suggestive of ..."