gnetum


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Noun1.gnetum - small tropical tree with tiered branches and divaricate branchlets having broad glossy dark green leaves; exploited for its edible young leaves and seeds that provide a fine flour
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
gymnospermous tree - any tree of the division Gymnospermophyta
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The goal is to conserve biodiversity and strengthen rural women livelihoods and the activities of the project involve production of forest vegetables at homestead, Gnetum africanum (Afang) and Talinum triangulare (Waterleaf) using organic manure , mulching for soil water conservation, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and metal spiked stakes which are environmental friendly and sustainable.
Gnetum bucholzianum belongs to the gnetaceae family usually with climbing jointed stems (1).
Development of gelatinous (reaction) fibers in stems of Gnetum gnemon (Gnetales).
The last two features represent a division of labor between two conductive cells possible in vascular plants with vascular cambia, and aside from dicotyledons, only Ephedra and Gnetum possess this feature.
2003) a set of gymnosperms (specifically Gnetum and Ephedra (Gnetales)) was designated as outgroup.
stem) Gnetaceae: Gnetum nodiflorum Brongniart (stem) Guttiferae: Garcinia madruno (Kunth) Hammel (bark), Vismia amazonica Ewan (stem), Vismia macrophylla Kunth (stem) Hippocrataceae: Hippocratea volubilis L.