Glossopteridales General Characteristics
Characteristics of Glossopteridales: Fossil Gymnosperm
Ø Glossopteridales included an extinct group of seed plants (Gymnosperms).
Ø They were originated during the Permian period on the Gondwana Continent.
Ø They became the dominant vegetation in the Permian period.
Ø They extinct completely by the end of the Triassic period.
Ø The order name derived from the genus Glossopteris
Ø Glossopteris is the best-known member of Glossopteridales