Cordaitales


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Cordaitales

an extinct order of carboniferous GYMNOSPERMS having the form of tall, slender trees at the top of which was a crown of branches bearing large, elongated leaves.
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Cordaiteans (Cordaitales), Vojnovskeans (Vojnovskyales), Gymnosperm seeds of an undetermined position (Semina Gymnospermarum incertae sedis).
Diversity among Paleozoic Cordaitales: The vascular architecture of Mesoxylon birame Baxter.
The male reproductive organs of the Cordaitales consisted of elongated clusters of strobili, each strobilus composed of spirally disposed sterile scales and fertile scales, or microsporophylls.