Cycadales


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Noun1.Cycadales - primitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms
plant order - the order of plants
class Cycadopsida, Cycadophyta, Cycadophytina, Cycadopsida, subdivision Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophytina - palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
cycad family, Cycadaceae, family Cycadaceae - ancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids
family Zamiaceae, zamia family, Zamiaceae - a family of cycads often included in the family Cycadaceae: zamias
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The order Cycadales comprises three families (Cycadaceae, Stangeriaceae and Zamiaceae), and 11 genera (Cycas, Stangeria, Bowenia, Dioon, Encephalartos, Macrozamia, Lepidozamia, Ceratozamia, Microcycas, Zamia and Chigua) (Stevenson 1992).
The latter is the largest genus of the Zamiaceae, and the second largest in the order Cycadales (Osborne et al.
This paper reports our findings of an anatomical study of some Encephalartos seeds and seedlings and also compares our results with those obtained by other workers who studied the embryology of members of the Cycadales and Poaceae.
seed plants of Gnetales, Cycadales, and Pinales; (2) floral scent
4] Curcumis melo [121, 261] Luffa acutangula [71] Momordica charantia [71] Trichosanthes kirilowii [175] CYCADALES Cycadaceae Cycas rumphii [211] Zamiaceae Encephalartos altensteinii [211] Macrozamia moorei [211] Zamia furfuracea [211] Z.