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

- the basal angiosperms, plus the families Ceratophyllaceae and Chloranthaceae. There are eight groups of living angiosperms: Basal angiosperms (ANA: Amborella...
- 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...
- likely ancestors of angiosperms, whereas others consider angiosperms more likely derived from Glossopteridales. The origin of angiosperms remains an intriguing...
- (angiosperms) but absent from most gymnosperms such as conifers. Vessel elements are the main feature distinguishing the "hardwood" of angiosperms from...
- (core angiosperms), which in themselves form 99.95% of all angiosperms. The monocots and the eudicots, are the largest and most diversified angiosperm radiations...
- flowering plants, also known as angiosperms or magnoliophytes, the largest and most diverse group of ****tophytes. Angiosperms possess seeds enclosed in a...
- gnetophytes and the angiosperms having evolved in parallel. This makes it easier to reconcile molecular clock data that suggests that the angiosperms diverged from...
- seeds stands in contrast to 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...
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