Gnetales


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Gnetales

[nə′tā·lēz]
(botany)
A monogeneric order of the subdivision Gneticae; most species are lianas with opposite, oval, entire-margined leaves.
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We expected to find acid phosphatase in the drop, since two different laboratories have reported its presence via activity assays in Gnetales.
As pointed out earlier, dioecy offers problems for a switch to animal pollinators because a similar attractant must exist in individuals of both genders, as is most striking in Gnetales.
A particularly relevant article by Endress (1996) analyzed many aspects of development, including "inflorescences" of the reproductive structures of Gnetales.
thaliana floral meristem identity gene, is another highly conserved regulatory gene with homologs in the basal angiosperms and Gnetales (Weigel et al.