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Ginkgo
Temporal range: Jurassic - Pliocene
Ginkgo leaves
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Ginkgophyta
Class: Ginkgoopsida
Order: Ginkgoales
Family: Ginkgoaceae
Genus: Ginkgo
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Species
  • Ginkgo adiantoides
  • Ginkgo apodes
  • Ginkgo biloba
  • Ginkgo cranei
  • Ginkgo digitata
  • Ginkgo dissecta
  • Ginkgo gardneri
  • Ginkgo ginkgoidea
  • Ginkgo huolinhensis
  • Ginkgo huttonii
  • Ginkgo yimaensis
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Ginkgo biloba

The ginkgo is a genus of trees. There is only one living species, Ginkgo biloba. All the other known species are fossils. Ginkgo biloba is native to China. It is the National tree of China.

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