conifer

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conifer

any GYMNOSPERM tree or shrub of the group Coniferae, including pines and spruces, which are more northerly forms, and cedars, yews and larches, which are the more temperate forms. Most are tall, forest trees, usually evergreen, but some, e.g. larches, are deciduous. Many have needle-shaped leaves. Usually they are MONOECIOUS, possessing separate male and female cones.
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However, in this case the difference in proportion of studies of conservation genetics on both divisions, in relation to the number of species recognized in each Division is remarkable (7.2% for Pinophyta versus 0.2% for Magnoliophyta).
Division Pinophyta Cupressaceae Neocupressus lusitanica (Mill.) de Laub.
Esto engloba un gran elenco de plantas constituyendo una Division (Pinophyta) del reino Plantae.
Se hallaron 185 especies correspondientes a las divisiones Pteridophyta, Pinophyta y Magnoliophyta, agrupadas en 58 familias y 137 generos; dentro de las Magnoliophyta las familias Asteraceae y Poaceae son las mejor representadas, las Pteridaceae y las Dryopteridaceae tienen mayores porcentajes dentro de Pteridophyta.