Definition of Order Gnetales

1. Noun. Chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Gnetales

order Eurypterida
order Exocycloida
order Fagales
order Falconiformes
order Filicales
order Foraminifera
order Fucales
order Gadiformes
order Galliformes
order Ganoidei
order Gaviiformes
order Gentianales
order Geophilomorpha
order Geraniales
order Ginkgoales
order Gnetales (current term)
order Graminales
order Gregarinida
order Gruiformes
order Guttiferales
order Gymnophiona
order Haemosporidia
order Haplosporidia
order Heliozoa
order Helotiales
order Hemiptera
order Heterosomata
order Heterotrichales
order Hymenogastrales
order Hymenoptera

Literary usage of Order Gnetales

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Order GNETALES. Joint Firs. Anomalous woody plants of doubtful relationship, probably to be placed here, but the sperms not motile. Family 11. Ephedraceae. ..."

2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"6. Draw a ripe seed with the thick, fleshy, red aril. LXXV. Higher Gymnosperms. Class and order, Gnetales. Study herbarium specimens. 1. ..."

3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1911)
"... which perhaps should be considered the remains of foliage of the gymnospermous order Gnetales. The known fauna of the Patuxent is represented by a ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of New Jersey (1911)
"e and the order Gnetales of the Gymnospermae, has 18 species, or 14.%, in the Raritan. These include 8 species of ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Order Gnetales on!Search for Order Gnetales on!Search for Order Gnetales on Google!Search for Order Gnetales on Wikipedia!