Pinophyta (Gymnosperms): Gnetophytina.

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Gnetum gnemon, note broad, pinnately veined leaves reminiscent of those of coffee or other angiosperms. Also visible are megasporangiate strobili and a developing naked seed.
Gnetum montanum, close-up of portion of megasporangiate strobilus. Whorls of naked ovules are visible.

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