Cycadophyta


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Cycadophyta

[sī·kə′däf·əd·ə]
(botany)
An equivalent name for Cycadecae elevated to the level of a division.
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Son pocos los escarabajos especialistas que consumen raices, tallos, frondas, estrobilos y semillas de las cicadas (Cycadophyta) (Castillo-Guevara & Rico-Gray, 2003; Jolivet, 2005), entre estos, especies de Aulacoscelis y Janbechynea (Orsodacnidae) (Monros, 1954; Suzuki & Windsor, 1999; Windsor et al, 1999), conocidas por secuestrar las defensas quimicas de las cicadas (Prado, 2011; Prado et al, 2011).
Among the living gymnosperms, four phyla could be considered: Cycadophyta (cycads), Ginkgophyta (Ginkgo biloba L.), Coniferophyta (conifers), and Gnetophyta (gnetophytes) [1].
To further reveal the conservation of TAS3-like loci in lower seed plants, we performed PCR amplification of total DNA from Cycadophyta (Cycas revoluta, Strangeria eriupus, Zamia pumila, and Macrozamia miqnolii) using dicot-specific primers P-Tas3, M-Tas3/caa, and M-Tas3/aca [23].