They can tolerate urban population, leaf extract can be taken to "enhance" memory and "improve" dementia
What are the characteristics of gnetophytes?
vascular, mostly dioecous, have 3 genera
what are the 3 genera of gnetophytes?
gnetum, ephedra, welwitschia
what are the characteristics of conifers?
vascular, have small-needlelike evergreen leaves (help reduce water loss and deal w/ short growing season),produce resin that functions as antifreeze, monoecious, reproductive structures are cones, multi year life cycle
what are the cone reproductive structures called?
In conifers, what is the small, pollen- bearing cone of the male?
In conifers, what is the large, seed bearing cone of the female?
What does dioecious mean?
structures are either male or female
what does monoecious mean?
individual plants have both male and female reproductive structures
which group has the largest living organism on Earth, the oldest plant on Earth, and the largest Biome on Earth?
what is the largest living organism on Earth?
Bristle cone (california)
What is the largest plant on Earth?
Giant Sequoia (California) (General Sherman)
What is the largest biome?
Northern Coniferous Forest (Taiga)
What is the plant group that dominates todays landcape?