Voltziales

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Voltziales
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pinophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: †Voltziales
Families

Utrechtiaceae
Voltziaceae

Voltziales is an extinct order of trees related to modern conifers. In the fossil record, the most common member of the order is Walchia, known originally for its leaf form genus, and the order is commonly called Walchian.[1] The order consists of these families:




Thucydiaceae




Emporiaceae




Ullmanniaceae



Utrechtiaceae



Majonicaceae




Voltziaceae






Podocarpaceae



Phyllocladaceae




Araucariaceae





Pararaucariaceae



Pinaceae







Cephalotaxaceae



Taxaceae




Palissyaceae








Geinitziaceae



Doliostrobaceae




Cupressaceae




Sciadopityaceae




Cheirolepidiaceae










Ferugliocladaceae



References[edit]

  1. ^ Rothwell, Gar W.; Mapes, Gene; Hernandez-Castillo, Genaro R. (August 2005). "Hanskerpia gen. nov. and Phylogenetic Relationships among the Most Ancient Conifers (Voltziales)". Taxon 54 (3): 733–750. doi:10.2307/25065430. 

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