Gnetaceae


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Noun1.Gnetaceae - plants having small unisexual flowers and fleshy or winged fruit: in some classifications includes the genera Ephedra and Welwitschia as well as genus Gnetum
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Gnetales, order Gnetales - chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms
genus Gnetum - type genus of the Gnetaceae; small trees or shrubs usually with climbing jointed stems and terminal spikes of flowers with orange-red seeds clustered in rough cones
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Gnetum bucholzianum belongs to the gnetaceae family usually with climbing jointed stems (1).
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).