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Types of Gymnosperms

Abies Alba​
Abies Alba​

Range of Abies alba (Atlas Florae Europaeae 1998). Foliage of a tree in habitat [Jose Angel Campos Sandoval]. Underside of foliage [Jose Angel Campos Sandoval].

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Arizona ​Cypress​
Arizona ​Cypress​

USA: Texas, New Mexico, SE Arizona; Mexico: Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas; at 1000 to 1500 m in the US, and up to 2200 m in Mexico (Vidakovic 1991, Farjon 1998). Bartel (1993) identifies it as occurring from Big Bend in Texas, northwest to Greenlee County and the Santa Catalina Mountains in Arizona, with Cupressus glabra occurring in still more northwestern portions of Arizona.

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Bald Cypress​
Bald Cypress​

The Baldcypress might not be a gymnosperm though which conifers are (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gymnosperm) The gymnosperms (Gymnospermae) are a group of spermatophyte seed-bearing plants with ovules on the edge or blade of an open sporophyll, the sporophylls usually arranged in cone-like structures.

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Balsam fir​
Balsam fir​

Angiosperm = flowering seed bearing plant Gymnosperm = nonflowering seed bearing plant (produces cones) Cocoa tree has a flower so is an angiosperm Technically both ang … iosperms and Gymnosperms belong to the category of flowering plants and both are seed bearing but the difference lies in the formation of fruit.

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Blue Spruce​
Blue Spruce​

Blue spruce are native to western North America. They are commonly planted as an ornamental. They grow 25 to 30 meters tall.

Cedrus ​Atlantica​
Cedrus ​Atlantica​

Cedrus atlantica, the Atlas cedar, is a cedar native to the Atlas Mountains of Morocco (Middle Atlas, High Atlas), to the Rif, and to the Tell Atlas in Algeria.

Cedrus Libani​
Cedrus Libani​

"Cedrus libani 'glauca', autochthone stand, Ciglikara Ormani in the vicinity of Elmali, Turkey, at 1900 m elevation" (Vidakovic 1991). Nice mature tree, possibly in habitat (not stated; links to Arkive website).

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Chamaecyparis ​Lawsoniana​
Chamaecyparis ​Lawsoniana​

The name Chamaecyparis is derived from the Greek: chamai = on the ground, and kyparissos = cypress (Walker 1976). Several of the species show high variation in seedbeds, leading to the selection for horticultural use of many hundred cultivars.

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Common ​Juniper​
Common ​Juniper​

Gymnosperms are a large group of plants that do not make flowers at all and have a unique form of reproduction. This is a very old group of plants, first showing up over three hundred million years ago.

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Cycas Rumphii​
Cycas Rumphii​

In Cycas, the sporophyte (2n=22) is a complicated, independent and dominant generation whereas the gametophytes (n=ll) are inconspicuous and endosporic. The gametophytes of Cycas are of 2 types: male or microgametophyte and female or magagametophyte. Female gametophyte is retained whereas male gametophyte is transfer during pollination.

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Deodar Cedar​
Deodar Cedar​

Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.

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Douglas fir​
Douglas fir​

The Douglas Fir is the common name for Pseudotsuga taxifolia which means false Hemlock with Yew-like foliage. A native of Western United States .

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Eastern ​Hemlock​
Eastern ​Hemlock​

Conifers are by far the most abundant of the gymnosperms, and represent the hemlock tree. There remains about 700 species of these cone-bearing trees, and include such as pines and redwoods (1). Growing between sixty and seventy feet tall, the hemlock tree is a conical conifer with long, slender branches that droop to the ground.

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Eastern red ​Cedar​
Eastern red ​Cedar​

Actually, a red bud leaf is a type of desert found in Italy and some parts of France. It is this brown chocolate pudding with red sprinkle-type candy on top. It became k … nown as the Red Bud leaf desert because of how many people described it's fragrance as a flower and the shape of one.

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Eastern White ​Pine​
Eastern White ​Pine​

White pine blister rust (Cronartium ribicola), an introduced fungal disease, has decimated formerly extensive stands of this and certain other white pines (Little 1980). Eastern white pine is the provincial tree of Ontario and the state tree of Maine and Michigan .

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English Yew​
English Yew​

The best-known yews, English Yews, Taxus baccata, are evergreen shrubs that people plant around their houses. Those yews are popular because they require little care, stay green year round, and some people like to clip them so that they have vertical sides and flat tops, making them look like green walls.

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European ​Larch​
European ​Larch​

In Gymnosperms the seeds are not enclosed by ovary wall whereas in angiosperms ovary wall is invariably present. Thus Cocoa tree is an Angiosperm because its seeds are present inside the fruit (covered by ovary wall).

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Hinoki ​Cypress​
Hinoki ​Cypress​

Cypress family, HINOKI KA [Japanese], BO KE [Chinese]. Taxonomic notes This is the largest conifer family in terms of genera, and the third-largest in terms of species.

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Juniperus ​Chinensis​
Juniperus ​Chinensis​

Juniperus is an old Latin name used by Virgil and Pliny . "Mutants, or 'sports,' affecting plant habit and foliage are present in all species and are likely related to single-gene mutations. Many have been given formal names or incorrectly ascribed to hybridization.

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Juniperus ​Horizontalis​
Juniperus ​Horizontalis​

Juniperus horizontalis × Juniperus virginiana → This rare hybrid juniper is known from ME, NH. It shows intermediacy in discriminating characters, such as habit, seed cone size, peduncle morphology, and number of seeds (see identification key).

Kauri​
Kauri​

The term gymnosperm (“naked seeds”) represents four extant divisions of vascular plants whose ovules (seeds) are exposed on the surface of cone scales. The cone-bearing gymnosperms are among the largest and oldest living organisms in the world.

Korean fir​
Korean fir​

Common Names: The Korean name for this fir tree is gusang namu. Here in the United States and other English-speaking countries, it is called Korean fir. Here in the United States and other English-speaking countries, it is called Korean fir.

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Larix Sibirica​
Larix Sibirica​

Larix sibirica, the Siberian larch or Russian larch, is a frost-hardy tree native to western Russia, from close to the Finnish border east to the Yenisei valley in central Siberia, where it hybridises with the Dahurian larch L. gmelinii of eastern Siberia; the hybrid is known as Larix × czekanowskii

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Loblolly Pine​
Loblolly Pine​

Pines are among the most economically important plants in the state, particularly Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda), which is widely planted for timber and is much more common in the state now than it was historically.

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Maidenhair ​Tree​
Maidenhair ​Tree​

Gymnosperms that were presumed to be ginkgophytes existed as far back as the Permian Period. In Mesozoic rocks, Ginkgo leaves are commonly found throughout the world. The oldest fossil ginkgophytes had leaves that were much more divided than the typical Ginkgo leaf, resembling more closely the leaves found on new growth in living ginkgoes.

Mediterranean ​Cypress​
Mediterranean ​Cypress​

Cupressus sempervirens, the Mediterranean cypress (also known as Italian cypress, Tuscan cypress, Persian cypress, or pencil pine), is a species of cypress native to the eastern Mediterranean region, in northeast Libya, southern Albania, southern coastal Croatia , southern Montenegro, southern Greece, southern Turkey, Cyprus, northern Egypt, western Syria, Lebanon, Malta, Italy, Israel, western Jordan, and also a disjunct population in Iran.

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Melinjo​
Melinjo​

Melinjo belongs to Gnetum family plant which originated from Indonesia. Melinjo is dioecious gymnosperm plant (has separated male and female reproduction organ), can reach height of 22 meters with conical trunk.

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Metasequoia ​Glyptostroboides​
Metasequoia ​Glyptostroboides​

Metasequoia glyptostroboides, the dawn redwood, is a fast-growing, endangered deciduous conifer, the sole living species of the genus Metasequoia, one of three species in the subfamily Sequoioideae. It is native to Lichuan county in the Hubei province of China. Although shortest of the redwoods, it can grow to at least 165 ft (50 m) in height.

Monkey ​Puzzle Tree​
Monkey ​Puzzle Tree​

Araucaria araucana Monkey Puzzle Tree (left); Araucaria heterophylla (the real thing) Norfolk Island Pine right . Wollemia nobilis pines for sale . b. The Podocarpaceae includes Podocarpus, Afrocarpus and a bunch of genera I am completely unfamiliar with, all native to the southern half of the world.

Monterey ​Cypress​
Monterey ​Cypress​

The tall Monterey Cypress that greets us on the front lawn when we enter the Gardens is a beloved symbol of an endangered species. It is native to Monterey County, California and grows in only two areas: Point Lobos and Cypress Point.

Monterey ​Pine​
Monterey ​Pine​

Pinus radiata, family Pinaceae, the Monterey pine, insignis pine or radiata pine, is a species of pine native to the Central Coast of California and Mexico (Guadalupe Island and Cedros island). P. radiata is a versatile, fast-growing, medium-density softwood, suitable for a wide range of uses.

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Mountain Pine​
Mountain Pine​

Pine species are particularly diverse in the state relative to other gymnosperms, although there are still only 10 native species here. Pinaceae have needle-like leaves and female strobili that resemble typical "Pine Cones," although cone size is highly variable. The scales on the cones are imbricate in Pinaceae, meaning they overlap in a ...

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Nordmann fir​
Nordmann fir​

Abies nordmanniana, the Nordmann fir or Caucasian fir, is a fir indigenous to the mountains south and east of the Black Sea, in Turkey, Georgia and the Russian Caucasus. It occurs at altitudes of 900–2,200 m on mountains with a rainfall of over 1,000 mm.

Norfolk Island ​Pine​
Norfolk Island ​Pine​

Norfolk Island pine, (Araucaria heterophylla), evergreen timber and ornamental conifer of the family Araucariaceae, native to Norfolk Island, situated in the South Pacific Ocean between New Caledonia and New Zealand. The wood of large trees is used in construction, furniture, and shipbuilding.

Norway ​Spruce​
Norway ​Spruce​

Spruce trees generally grow in the upper USA and Canada, where winters are on average 32 degrees, and summers are on average 70 degrees. Spruce trees generally do not grow to … their potential along the coastlines of California, and the East Coast.

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Paraná Pine​
Paraná Pine​

Which is an innovation of gymnosperms? a) Gymnosperms are the first seed plants. b) Gymnosperms are the first flowering plants. c) Gymnosperms are the first vascular plants.

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Picea Omorika​
Picea Omorika​

It sometimes grows in hydric soils with Alnus glutinosa, Picea abies, Abies alba, Fagus silvatica (Jovanoviæ 1986). Hardy to Zone 5 (cold hardiness limit between -28.8°C and -23.3°C) (Bannister and Neuner 2001). Big tree Oldest Dendrochronology Ethnobotany. Its wood is similar to that of the common European spruce Picea abies.

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Pinus Cembra​
Pinus Cembra​

For stem volume and diameter, the largest and second-tallest pine species is sugar pine, Pinus lambertiana. The tallest and second-largest pine species is P. ponderosa (subsp. benthamiana), and the third-largest species is P. jeffreyi.

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Pinus ​Densiflora​
Pinus ​Densiflora​

Tanyosho pine (a Pinus densiflora cultivar grafted to an unknown rootstock) at Green Lake, Seattle, Washington [C.J. Earle, 2017.01.28]. Cones of the Tanyosho pine (a Pinus densiflora cultivar grafted to an unknown rootstock) at Green Lake, Seattle, Washington [C.J. Earle, 2017.01.28].

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Pinus ​Halepensis​
Pinus ​Halepensis​

For stem volume and diameter, the largest and second-tallest pine species is sugar pine, Pinus lambertiana. The tallest and second-largest pine species is P. ponderosa (subsp. benthamiana), and the third-largest species is P. jeffreyi.

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Pinus Nigra​
Pinus Nigra​

A member of Pinus sect. Pinus. Like the other two widespread European pines, P. sylvestris and P. mugo, this species has received an excessive number of described names, a consequence of very narrow subspecific and varietal concepts applied notably in France and parts of Eastern Europe.

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Pinus Pinaster​
Pinus Pinaster​

Pinus pinaster. Aiton 1789. Common names. Maritime pine, cluster pine [English]; pinheiro bravo [Portuguese]; pi marítim, pi pinastre [Catalan]; pino marítimo, pino resinero, pino rodeno [Spanish]. Taxonomic notes. The type species of Pinus subgen. Pinus sect. Pinea subsect. Pinaster Loudon.

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Podocarpus ​Macrophyllus​
Podocarpus ​Macrophyllus​

Podocarpus macrophyllus is native to Japan and southern China. Widely used in gardens and landscapes in compatible climates throughout the world. This yew pine has been carved into a cube shape and assigned to guard an entryway.

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Sago Palm​
Sago Palm​

Some of the more commonly found examples of gymnosperms are pines, spruces, cedars and sequoias. The less abundant varieties include the cycads, such as the sago palm, and the maidenhair tree or... Some of the more commonly found examples of gymnosperms are pines, spruces, cedars and sequoias.

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Scots Pine​
Scots Pine​

Scots pine is the only pine native to northern Europe, forming either pure forests or mixed with Norway spruce, common juniper, silver birch, European rowan, Eurasian aspen and other hardwood species.

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Stone Pine​
Stone Pine​

The stone pine, botanical name Pinus pinea, also known as the Italian stone pine, umbrella pine and parasol pine, is a tree from the pine family . The tree is native to the Mediterranean region, occurring in Southern Europe, Israel, Lebanon and Syria.

Taxus ​Cuspidata​
Taxus ​Cuspidata​

Taxus cuspidata is widely planted, mostly as a yard tree in urban settings where it is often used in a hedge-like form around houses. In its natural setting (east Asia) it can be tree sized, but the numerous cultivars are mostly shrubby.

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Western ​Redcedar​
Western ​Redcedar​

Western Red Cedar (Thuja plicata) Also referred to as the giant arborvitae, British Columbia red cedar or western arborvitae, this evergreen conifer of the cypress family ( Cupressaceae ), is native to the Pacific Coast of North America.

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White Spruce​
White Spruce​

Spruce trees generally grow in the upper USA and Canada, where winters are on average 32 degrees, and summers are on average 70 degrees. Spruce trees generally do not grow to … their potential along the coastlines of California, and the East Coast.

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