family Welwitschiaceae

family Welwitschiaceae
noun
in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae
Syn: ↑Welwitschiaceae
Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family
Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Welwitschia, ↑genus Welwitchia

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  • Welwitschiaceae — noun in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae • Syn: ↑family Welwitschiaceae • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetales, ↑order Gnetales • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welwitschiaceae — ▪ gnetophyte family       a family of southwestern African desert plants in the gymnosperm order Gnetales, named for its single genus, Welwitschia. tumboa plants (W. mirabilis), constituting the only species, have deep taproots and resemble giant …   Universalium

  • gymnosperm family — noun a family of gymnosperms • Hypernyms: ↑plant family • Hyponyms: ↑Gnetaceae, ↑family Gnetaceae, ↑Ephedraceae, ↑family Ephedraceae, ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family We …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gnetales — noun chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms • Syn: ↑order Gnetales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetopsida, ↑class Gnetopsida, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Welwitschia — Taxobox name = Welwitschia image width = 270px regnum = Plantae divisio = Gnetophyta classis = Gnetopsida ordo = Welwitschiales familia = Welwitschiaceae genus = Welwitschia species = W. mirabilis binomial = Welwitschia mirabilis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • genus Welwitchia — noun type and sole genus of Welwitschiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Welwitschia • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family Welwitschiaceae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Welwitschia — noun type and sole genus of Welwitschiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Welwitchia • Hypernyms: ↑gymnosperm genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Welwitschiaceae, ↑family Welwitschiaceae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Gnetales — noun chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms • Syn: ↑Gnetales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Gnetopsida, ↑class Gnetopsida, ↑Gneto …   Useful english dictionary

  • gnetophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the division Gnetophyta, a small group of gymnospermous vascular plants that are represented by three living genera: Ephedra, Gnetum, and Welwitschia. There are 65 species in the genus Ephedra, 30 or more… …   Universalium

  • List of long-living organisms — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of the oldest individual lifeforms. This is usually defined as: Having a longer life span than any other known individual (such as the Methuselah tree) Longevity record holders …   Wikipedia

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