order Bennettitales

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Related to order Bennettitales: Cycadofilicales, Cordaitales, Cycadeoids
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Noun1.order Bennettitales - fossil gymnospermous plants of the Carboniferous
plant order - the order of plants
class Cycadopsida, Cycadophyta, Cycadophytina, Cycadopsida, subdivision Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophytina - palmlike gymnosperms: includes the surviving order Cycadales and several extinct orders; possibly not a natural group; in some systems considered a class (Cycadopsida) and in others a subdivision (Cycadophytina or Cycadophyta)
Bennettitaceae, family Bennettitaceae - a family of fossil gymnospermous plants of the Carboniferous
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Furthermore, with the exception of the fern specimens, the lack of cuticles means that the flora here described can only tentatively be ascribed to the Order Bennettitales, as recommended by Rees and Cleal (2004) in their study of specimens in a similar state of preservation from Antarctica.