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Spermatophyte  [ Botany ]
Seed plant, Phanerogam

Dictionary of botanic terminology
 index of names

  • The spermatophytes (Also called seed plants or Phanerogam) comprise those plants that reproduces by means of seeds not spores.
  • Any plant of the phylum Spermatophyta.
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.








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