a gymnosperm plant, Welwitschia mirabilis, of the Namib Desert in SW Africa, consisting of two large woody leaves lying on the ground with a conelike structure arising between them: phylum Gnetophyta
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In welwitschia also the megaspore is filled with prothallus-tissue, but single egg-cells take the place of archegonia.
I am plodding away at welwitschia by night and Genera Plantarum by day.More Letters of Charles Darwin | Charles Darwin