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Noun1.Coniferales - profusely branching and chiefly evergreen trees and some shrubs having narrow or needlelike leaves
plant order - the order of plants
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)
family Pinaceae, Pinaceae, pine family - a family of Pinaceae
Cupressaceae, cypress family, family Cupressaceae - cypresses and junipers and many cedars
araucaria family, Araucariaceae, family Araucariaceae - tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae
family Phyllocladaceae, Phyllocladaceae - a family of Phyllocladaceae
family Podocarpaceae, Podocarpaceae, podocarpus family - gymnosperms with simple persistent needlelike or scalelike leaves
family Sciadopityaceae, Sciadopityaceae - family comprising a single genus that until recently was considered part of Taxodiaceae
family Taxaceae, Taxaceae, yew family - sometimes classified as member of order Taxales
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Ray tracheids in the Coniferales. Botanical Gazette 55: 56-65.
A Floresta Ombrofila Mista ocorre nas porcoes planalticas do Estado, situada em media entre 800 e 1.200 metros de altitude, sendo influenciada pelas baixas temperaturas e ocorrencia de geadas no inverno, com marcada relevancia fitofisionomica de elementos Coniferales e Laurales, com dominancia de Araucaria angustifolia (RODERJAN et al., 2002).
Foliar flavonoids distinguish Pinus leiophylla and Finns chihuahuana (Coniferales: Pinaceae).
Biogeographic analysis of the genera of Cycadales and Coniferales (Gymnospermae): a panbiogeographic approach.