Pinophyta (Gymnosperms): Pinophytina.
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|Podocarpus macrophyllus. Note developing naked seed on fleshy "receptacle" in the left photo and developing microsporangiate strobili in right photo.|
|Podocarpus nerifolius. Pollen stained with cotton blue, note bladder-like wings that aid in dispersal.|
|Parasitaxus ustus. This monotypic genus from New Caledonia represents the world's only known parasitic gymnosperm.|
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