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Organism of the week # 6 – Enigmata of the Gnetales

Gnetum gnemon [CC-BY-.2.0 Alex Lomas]

Three for the price of one this week. Most seed-bearing plants fall into one of two main groups: the flowering plants (grasses and magnolias and butterworts and so on), or the conifers (pines and yews and monkey-puzzles and so on). However, there are three smaller groups of seed-bearing plants that don’t fit into this neat …

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