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n.1.(Bot.) A division of trees comprising the ginkgos. In some systems it is classified as a class (Ginkgopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Ginkgophytina or Ginkgophyta); used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta.Ginkgo is commonly found in the native parts of Asia which includes China, Korea and Japan.
Ginkgo biloba, usually referred to as a "living fossil," is the sole surviving species of the previously large plant division Ginkgophyta (Van Beek and Montoro, 2009).
To obtain sequences of WOX family in plant kingdom, we used the full-length sequence of AtWUS (At2g17950) [7] as a TBLASTN query against the available genome sequences (see Supplementary Table 1 in Supplementary Materials available online at including the unicellular green algae (3 species), the bryophyte (1 species), the Lycopodiophyta (1 species), the Gnetophyta (1 species), the coniferophyta (4 species), the Ginkgophyta (1 species), and flowering plants (39 species).