Voltziales

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Voltziales
Scientific classification edit
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:[citation needed]

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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