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Noun1.Cephalotaxaceae - a family of Cephalotaxaceae
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
Cephalotaxus, genus Cephalotaxus - the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews)
genus Torreya, Torreya - nutmeg-yews
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Temperate Cephalotaxaceae 2/11 Temperate or Subtropical, E.
Desde el punto de vista de plantas lenosas, dentro de las gimnospermas son de interes las familias de la clase Pinopsida y Ginkgopsida del orden Coniferales: Araucariaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Cupressaceae, Ginkgoaceae, Phyllocladaceae, Pinaceae, Podocarpaceae, Sciadopityaceae, Taxaceae y Taxodiaceae (IAWA Committee, 2004).
Plant families cited as sources of medicinal agents include Apocynaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Compositae, Euphorbiaceae, Leguminosae, Papaveraceae, Phytolaccaceae, Ranunculaceae, Rubiaceae and Solanaceae (Gentry, 1993).
Conifers with an evident ovuliferous scale could be derived from the Lebachia type and the Cephalotaxaceae from the Ernestiodendron type.
Group 2 Conifers: Araucariaceae, Cephalotaxaceae, Pinaceae, Podocarpaceae
The microsporangiate strobilus of gymnosperms is simple, but within the Taxaceae and the Cephalotaxaceae there are clear examples of compound pollen strobili, and those that appear simple are currently interpreted to be reduced compound structures (Keng, 1969; Wilde, 1944, 1975).
In recognition of differing origins of these features of the female reproductive structure, the two genera are now placed in the Cephalotaxaceae and the Podocarpaceae, respectively.
The same applies to ruminate storage tissues of gymnospermous seeds, as reported for Araucariaceae (Coulter & Chamberlain, 1910), Gnetaceae (Schnarf, 1933), Phyllocladaceae (Coulter & Chamberlain, 1910), Taxaceae (Oliver, 1902; Coulter & Land, 1905; Lotsy, 1911), and, less pronounced, Cupressaceae, Ephedraceae, and Cephalotaxaceae (Tamamshjan, 1951).