Definition of Angiosperm. Meaning of Angiosperm. Synonyms of Angiosperm

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Definition of Angiosperm

Angiosperm
Angiosperm An"gi*o*sperm (-[a^]n"j[i^]*[-o]*sp[~e]rm), n. [Angio- + Gr. ?, ?, seed.] (Bot.) A plant which has its seeds inclosed in a pericarp. Note: The term is restricted to exogenous plants, and applied to one of the two grand divisions of these species, the other division including gymnosperms, or those which have naked seeds. The oak, apple, beech, etc., are angiosperms, while the pines, spruce, hemlock, and the allied varieties, are gymnosperms.

Meaning of Angiosperm from wikipedia

- The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angio****e or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately...
- basal angiosperms are the flowering plants which diverged from the lineage leading to most flowering plants. In particular, the most basal angiosperms were...
- The Angiosperm Phylogeny Group, or APG, refers to an informal international group of systematic botanists who collaborate to establish a consensus on the...
- largest clades of angiosperms (constituting over 70% of the angiosperm species), monocots being the other. The remaining angiosperms include magnoliids...
- euasterids I → lamiids euasterids II → campanulids Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2016). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group cl****ification for the orders...
- and motile sperm that swim in a water medium, called zooidogamy. The angiosperm pollen tube is simple, unbranched, and fast growing, however this is not...
- dicotyls), are one of the two groups into which all the flowering plants or angiosperms were formerly divided. The name refers to one of the typical characteristics...
- The Angiosperm Phylogeny Website (or APweb) is a well-known website dedicated to research on angiosperm phylogeny and taxonomy. The site is hosted by...
- specifically termed a megagametophyte— is also called the embryo sac in angiosperms. The megagametophyte produces an egg cell (or several in some groups)...
- as conifers. The term is opposed to hardwood, which is the wood from angiosperm trees. Softwood is wood from gymnosperm trees such as pines and spruces...
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