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...
- and coelurosaurs, while survivors from the Late Jur****ic continued. Angiosperms (flowering plants) appeared for the first time during the Early Cretaceous...
- largest clades of angiosperms (constituting over 70% of the angiosperm species), monocots being the other. The remaining angiosperms include magnoliids...
- (angiosperms) but absent from most gymnosperms such as conifers. Vessel elements are the main feature distinguishing the "hardwood" of angiosperms from...
- gnetophytes and the angiosperms having evolved in parallel. This makes it easier to reconcile molecular clock data that suggests that the angiosperms diverged 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...
- specifically termed a megagametophyte— is also called the embryo sac in angiosperms. The megagametophyte produces an egg cell for the purpose of fertilization...
- likely ancestors of angiosperms, whereas others consider angiosperms more likely derived from Glossopteridales. The origin of angiosperms remains an intriguing...
- dis****d than other basal angiosperms. Nymphaeaceae is placed in the order Nymphaeales, which is the second diverging group of angiosperms after Amborella in...
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