|Any plant of the phylum
Spermatophyta, the higher plants that produce seeds. Spermatophyte
have a reproductive cycle which develops pollen that results in
seeds containing the embryo of a new plant. They are divided into
two smaller groups: the Gymnosperms and the Angiosperms.
Spermatophytes are included in the embryophytes or land plants,
which also includes various groups that reproduce by spores, such as
mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and ferns.