The Parent order is - Welwitschiales

Woody Family Welwitschiaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Synonyms -
Authority - CaruelTotal Number of genera - 1
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - GymnospermTotal Number of species - 1
Plant forms - Perrenial
World Distribution - S.W. Africa
Comments - They are very long-lived, living 1000 years or more. Some individuals may be more than 2000 years old. Perennial with short stem & taproot. Welwitschia grows from a short, thick, woody trunk

Woody Genera of Welwitschiaceae

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1 - Welwitschia.

End of Listing Woody Families of Welwitschiaceae