Gymnosperms

Gymnosperms include around 750 species. Among gymnosperms we find the tallest trees on Earth, like for example sequoia that can reach up to 100 metre height. Among gymnosperms we also find coniferae (this word means “cone-carrier”). Among them, we find pines, fir trees, larches, cedars of Lebanon, cypress and juniper. Most of conifers are ever-green plants, with needle-shaped or squama-shaped leaves.

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