Pinopsida


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Related to Pinopsida: Coniferophyta, Conifers, class Pinopsida, Pinales
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Noun1.Pinopsida - most conifers: in some systems classified as a class (Pinopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Pinophytina); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
class Coniferopsida, Coniferophyta, Coniferophytina, Coniferopsida, subdivision Coniferophytina - cone-bearing gymnosperms dating from the Carboniferous period; most are substantial trees; includes the classes Pinopsida (subdivision Pinophytina) and Ginkgopsida (subdivision Ginkgophytina) and Taxopsida (subdivision Taxophytina) which in turn include the surviving orders Coniferales and Taxales (yews) and sometimes Ginkgoales as well as extinct orders such as Cordaitales (of the Carboniferous and Permian)
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It is in the plant kingdom and in the division of Coniferophyta, the class of Pinopsida and family of Pinace.
Species Families Genera Native Non Native Total Polypodiopsida (ferns) 4 4 4 0 4 Pinopsida (gymnosperms) 1 1 1 0 1 Liliopsida (monocots) 14 50 90 22 112 Magnoliopsida (dicots) 64 182 206 33 239 Totals 83 237 301 55 356 Table 2.