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Discussion :: Biology - Section 1 (Q.No.11)


Out of 900 reported species of living gymnosperms, conifers are represented by about 500 species, About 2,50,000 species of angiosperms (flowering plants) have also been reported in the world. The vast and dominant woodlands in Europe, Asia, North America and mountains such as Himalayas are wooded with

[A]. all gymnosperms, except conifers
[B]. only angiosperms
[C]. only conifers
[D]. angiosperms and all gymnosperms except conifers

Answer: Option C


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Nikhil said: (Aug 15, 2011)  
Conifers refers to what?

Somashree said: (Sep 28, 2011)  
Conifers means what?

Vishal said: (Oct 30, 2011)  
They are gymosperms (having naked seeds) and have cone like seeds like cedars, redwoods, pine etc.

Sunil Dutt said: (Feb 1, 2012)  
Cornifer are also gemnospermes not true gemno.

Mr.D said: (Jun 10, 2012)  
Conifer belongs to the division "pinophyta", consists of 8 families, 68 genera, 550 living species. Their wood is called as 'SOFT WOOD". They are dominant in himalayas, southern Europe and some southern countries.

Sneha said: (Feb 27, 2013)  
Please describe the conifers with the any example?

B.Jayasree said: (Dec 23, 2013)  
Conifer trees also known as gymnosperms trees. It is a shrub bearing plants. Example pine.

Mike said: (Jan 29, 2014)  
Conifers are regarded as soft wood, and softwood is used for timber and wood pulp(paper making).

V.Sai Kumar said: (Mar 4, 2015)  
What is conifer? Please explain it.

Ashish Aryan said: (Apr 18, 2015)  
Conifers are belongs from class pinophyta which is mainly found in Himalaya region. Ex: Pine.

Shilpi Banerjee said: (Jun 28, 2015)  
Taiga forest is also known as conifer forest. Conifers are actually gymnosperms of Mesozoic era with vascular tissue.

Simran Lumba said: (Oct 5, 2015)  
Conifers are commonly known as gymnosperms flowers. Actually there was abundance of conifers in Mesozoic era of Triassic period but allegedly there origination took place in Paleozoic era (i.e era of ancient life).

Sheenu Chhetri said: (Oct 31, 2015)  
Conifers grow in a height of 3000 m-4000 m suitable for its growth as per the favorable climatic condition.

So these trees vastly grows on hilly region like Himalayas.

Chandu said: (Jan 6, 2016)  
What is the difference between conifers and gymnosperms?

Priya Reddy said: (May 30, 2016)  

Gymnosperms are seeds bearing vascular plants like coniferous etc in which seeds are enclosed with in the ovary.

Jonathan Devie said: (Jul 6, 2016)  
Guys thanks for all your explanations.

Deepali Thakre said: (Dec 31, 2016)  
Thanks all of you for your precious information.

Nihar said: (Apr 19, 2018)  
Thanks for all the given explanation..

Vemalatha said: (Jun 29, 2018)  
What is conifers?

Vemalatha said: (Jun 29, 2018)  
What is conifers?

Vemalatha said: (Jun 29, 2018)  
What is conifers?

Deeps said: (Aug 23, 2018)  
Thanks all of you for giving the precious information.

Dhillana said: (Oct 14, 2018)  
Why is conifers not a true Gymno?

Joseph Owhewhe Precious said: (Nov 1, 2018)  
If gymnosperms including conifers are all together 900, while only conifers are 500 and angiosperms are 250, 000 in the world according to report, then, angiosperms and conifers are more in the world. So, the answer should be angiosperms and conifers.

Rafia Shaheen said: (Dec 8, 2018)  
Only conifers meant?

Please explain in detail.

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