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Noun: Gnetales
  1. Chiefly tropical or xerophytic woody plants; practically unknown as fossils but considered close to the ancestral line of angiosperms
    - order Gnetales

Type of: plant order

Part of: class Gnetopsida, Gnetophyta, Gnetophytina, Gnetopsida, subdivision Gnetophytina

Encyclopedia: Gnetales