gymnosperm genus

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Noun1.gymnosperm genus - a genus of gymnosperms
genus - (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
class Gymnospermae, division Gymnospermophyta, Gymnospermae, Gymnospermophyta - plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida)
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
Catha, genus Catha - a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers
genus Ephedra - type and sole genus of Ephedraceae: tropical and subtropical evergreen shrubby or creeping plants native to dry and inhospitable regions
genus Welwitchia, genus Welwitschia - type and sole genus of Welwitschiaceae
Cycas, genus Cycas - type genus of Cycadaceae: genus of widely distributed Old World evergreen tropical trees having pinnate leaves and columnar stems covered with persistent bases of old leaves
genus Zamia - genus of small evergreen tropical and subtropical American cycads
genus Ceratozamia - small genus of Mexican cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
genus Dioon - small genus of arborescent cycads of Mexico and Central America; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
genus Encephalartos - genus of arborescent African cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
genus Macrozamia - genus of large evergreen Australian cycads; sometimes classified in family Cycadaceae
Bennettitis, genus Bennettitis - type of the Bennettitales
genus Lyginopteris, Lyginopteris - genus of fossil seed ferns of the Carboniferous
Cordaites, genus Cordaites - tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines; structurally intermediate in some ways between cycads and conifers
genus Pinus, Pinus - type genus of the Pinaceae: large genus of true pines
genus Larix, Larix - larches
genus Pseudolarix, Pseudolarix - one species: golden larch
Abies, genus Abies - true firs
Cedrus, genus Cedrus - true cedars
genus Picea, Picea - a genus of temperate and Arctic evergreen trees (see spruce)
genus Tsuga, Tsuga - hemlock; hemlock fir; hemlock spruce
genus Pseudotsuga, Pseudotsuga - douglas fir; closely related to genera Larix and Cathaya
genus Cathaya - one species; related to Pseudotsuga and Larix
Cupressus, genus Cupressus - type genus of Cupressaceae
Athrotaxis, genus Athrotaxis - a genus of gymnosperm
Austrocedrus, genus Austrocedrus - one species; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
Callitris, genus Callitris - evergreen monoecious coniferous trees or shrubs: cypress pines
Calocedrus, genus Calocedrus - tall evergreens of western North America and eastern Asia; formerly included in genus Libocedrus
Chamaecyparis, genus Chamaecyparis - a genus of Chamaecyparis
Cryptomeria, genus Cryptomeria - Japanese cedar; sugi
genus Libocedrus, Libocedrus - cypresses that resemble cedars
genus Metasequoia - genus of deciduous conifers comprising both living and fossil forms; 1 extant species: dawn redwood of China; variously classified as member of Pinaceae or Taxodiaceae
genus Sequoia - redwoods; until recently considered a genus of a separate family Taxodiaceae
genus Taxodium, Taxodium - bald cypress; swamp cypress
genus Thuja, Thuja - red cedar
genus Thujopsis, Thujopsis - one species; has close similarity to genus Thuja
genus Keteleeria - a genus of keteleeria
genus Araucaria - a genus of the araucaria family
Agathis, genus Agathis - kauri pine
Cephalotaxus, genus Cephalotaxus - the genus of Cephalotaxus (see plum-yews)
genus Torreya, Torreya - nutmeg-yews
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(Zamiaceae) is the only Gymnosperm genus endemic to the Caribbean Islands.