Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Whetten, R. W. 2005. Conifers. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Seed-bearing plants are divided into two major groups: the flowering plants, or angiosperms, and a more ancient lineage, the gymnosperms. The largest and most widespread group within the gymnosperms is the conifers, which are present worldwide and play important ecological and economic roles in some regions.
- plant evolution;
- seed plants