Pinophyta
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Vernacular names of plants within the Division Pinophyta

Douglas fir
agathis
arar tree
araucarias
cedar
cephalotaxus
conifers
cryptomeria
cunninghamia
cycad
cypress
cypress-pine
dacrycarpus
giant sequoia
ginkgo
gnetums
hemlock
jointfir
kahika
larch
mormon-teas
n'tumbo
oriental arborvitae
pine
platycladus
plum-yews
podocarps
redwood
tetraclinis
torreya
tumboa
welwitschia
yews
zamia

Hierarchical position of the Division Pinophyta

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Pinophyta Cronquist
syn. Coniferophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: conifers, gymnosperms
  

Named members of the Division Pinophyta

1
   Subdivisio  Cycadophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
  
 
2
   Classis  Cycadopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxxii, 136. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: cycads
  
3
   Subdivisio  Ginkgoophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
  
 
4
   Classis  Ginkgoopsida Engl. in Engl. & Prantl
pub. Nat. Pflanzenfam. Nachtr.: 341. Dec 1897.
common name: ginkgo
  
5
   Subdivisio  Gnetophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
  
 
6
   Classis  Ephedropsida L.D. Benson ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 69. 29 Apr 1996.
  
7
   Classis  Gnetopsida Thom´┐Ż
pub. Fl. Deutschl. 1: 55. 1886.
8
   Classis  Welwitschiopsida B. Boivin
pub. Bull. Soc. Bot. France 103: 494. Nov 1956.
9
   Subdivisio  Pinophytina Cronquist
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
  
 
10
   Classis  Pinopsida Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 483, 1090. Jun 1835.
common name: Conifers
  

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

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