Also known as Pinophyta, the conifers. Evergreen trees or shrubs, the conifers are the largest of four divisions of the gymnosperms, a term which means 'naked seeds'. The term conifer comes from cone, a cluster of scale-like sporophylls which have pollen sacs on the lower surface.

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Arboretum de Villardebelle
Includes photographs and information on conifers from around the world, gymnosperm taxonomy, and scientific articles.
Euforgen
European network promoting conservation of genetic diversity among conifers to ensure evolutionary adaptability under changing climatic conditions.
Gymnosperm Database
Basic information (sometimes only a name) for all species and higher-ranked taxa of the gymnosperms, including conifers, cycads, and their allies. Includes many images.

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