Definition of Angiosperms. Meaning of Angiosperms. Synonyms of Angiosperms

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Definition of Angiosperms

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 Angiosperms from wikipedia

- together have made the angiosperms the most diverse and numerous land plants and the most commercially important group to humans. Angiosperm stems are made up...
- basal angiosperms are the flowering plants which diverged from the lineage leading to most flowering plants. In particular, the most basal angiosperms were...
- largest clades of angiosperms (constituting over 70% of the angiosperm species), monocots being the other. The remaining angiosperms include magnoliids...
- plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms. The clade is divided into 16 to 20 orders, depending upon cir****scription...
- flowering plants, also known as angiosperms or magnoliophytes, the largest and most diverse group of ****tophytes. Angiosperms possess seeds enclosed in a...
- (core angiosperms), which in themselves form 99.95% of all angiosperms. The monocots and the eudicots, are the largest and most diversified angiosperm radiations...
- their seeds contrasts with the seeds and ovules of flowering plants (angiosperms), which are enclosed within an ovary. Gymnosperm seeds develop either...
- collaborate to establish a consensus on the taxonomy of flowering plants (angiosperms) that reflects new knowledge about plant relationships discovered through...
- different plant families; they can be ferns or angiosperms (including both monocots and dicots). The only angiosperms capable of growing completely submerged...
- specifically termed a megagametophyte— is also called the embryo sac in angiosperms. The megagametophyte produces an egg cell for the purpose of fertilization...
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