Ginkgoales | definition of Ginkgoales by Medical dictionary
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Ginkgoales an order of the GYMNOSPERMS that is now represented by only a single species Ginkgo biloba, the maidenhair tree. Its ancestors flourished during the MESOZOIC PERIOD.
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(among gymnosperms), along with Proteaceae Lomatia and
Mai 1898 (Ginkgoales
).--Type: Ginkgo L.; Ginkgoaceae Engl., 1897.