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Metasequoia (dawn redwood)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Taxodiaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Metasequoia Miki
1976Metasequoia Christophel
1977Metasequoia Hickey
1993Metasequoia McIver and Basinger

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
phylumPinophyta
RankNameAuthor
classPinopsidaBurnett 1833
orderPinalesDumortier 1829
familyTaxodiaceaeSaporta 1865
genusMetasequoiaMiki 1941

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
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