family Podocarpaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Podocarpaceae - 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 gymnospermous family Podocarpaceae, sometimes referred to as "southern conifers," has an ancient history and relict distribution combined with extensive and extreme variation in chromosome number of its diploid species (Hair, 1963, 1966; Hair & Beuzenberg, 1958a, 1958b).
The latter include varied mixtures of angiosperms other than Nothofagus (Beilschmiedia, Weinmannia, Elaeocarpus, Metrosideros, and Quintinia are among the most important genera) and a number of conifers belonging mainly to the family Podocarpaceae. The determinants of landscape partitioning between these two formations are a subject of continuing argument (Leathwick 1995), but Nothofagus tends to predominate at high elevations and high latitudes (P.