HyperDic: cycadales

English > 1 sense of the word Cycadales:
NOUNplantCycadales, order Cycadalesprimitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms
English > Cycadales: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningPrimitive tropical gymnosperms abundant in the Mesozoic, now reduced to a few scattered tropical forms.
Synonymorder Cycadales
Member ofCycadopsida, class Cycadopsida, Cycadophytina, subdivision Cycadophytina, Cycadophyta, subdivision Cycadophytapalmlike gymnosperms
MembersCycadaceae, family Cycadaceae, cycad familyancient palmlike plants closely related to ferns in that fertilization is by means of spermatozoids
Zamiaceae, family Zamiaceae, zamia familyA family of cycads often included in the family Cycadaceae
Broaderplant orderThe order of plants
Spanishcicadales, Cycadales

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