Gnetales

Gnetum gnemon CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Ahmad Fuad Morad/flickr.com; cropped
Gnetum gnemon CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Ahmad Fuad Morad/flickr.com; cropped

Scientific Name: Gnetales

Status: Extant (alive today)

Oldest fossil anywhere: Cretaceous of Virginia (about 125 million years old)

Oklahoma fossil record: There are no reported macrofossils of Gnetales from Oklahoma.

A more detailed description of Gnetales is forthcoming.