podocarpus family


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Noun1.podocarpus family - gymnosperms with simple persistent needlelike or scalelike leaves
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
Coniferales, order Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
genus Podocarpus, Podocarpus - evergreen trees or shrubs; sometimes classified as member of the family Taxaceae
Afrocarpus, genus Afrocarpus - dioecious evergreen trees or shrubs; equatorial to southern and southeastern Africa: yellowwood; similar to trees or genus Podocarpus
Dacrycarpus, genus Dacrycarpus - evergreen coniferous shrubs or trees of New Zealand to Malaysia and Philippines
Dacrydium, genus Dacrydium - Australasian evergreen trees or shrubs
Falcatifolium, genus Falcatifolium - sickle pines: dioecious evergreen tropical trees and shrubs having sickle-shaped leaves; similar to Dacrycarpus in habit; Malaysia and Philippines to New Guinea and New Caledonia
genus Halocarpus, Halocarpus - dioecious trees or shrubs of New Zealand; similar in habit to Dacrydium
genus Lagarostrobus, Lagarostrobus - genus of dioecious evergreen trees of New Zealand and Tasmania; similar to genus Dacrydium
genus Lepidothamnus, Lepidothamnus - small usually shrubby conifers
genus Microstrobos, Microstrobos - 2 species of small evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania
genus Nageia, Nageia - small genus of Asian evergreen trees having columnar crowns and distinguished by leaves lacking a midrib; eastern Asia including India and Philippines and New Guinea
genus Parasitaxus, Parasitaxus - one species: parasite yew
genus Prumnopitys, Prumnopitys - mostly dioecious evergreen conifers; leaves are softer than in Podocarpus
genus Retrophyllum, Retrophyllum - small genus of tropical evergreen dioecious shrubs or trees of Oceania and tropical South America
genus Saxegothea, genus Saxe-gothea, Saxegothea, Saxe-gothea - one species: Prince Albert's yew
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The Podocarpus family has a botanical kinship with that group of classic container plants known as cycads.