spermatophyte


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spermatophyte

[spər′mad·ə‚fīt]
(botany)
Any one of the seed-bearing vascular plants.
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A striking example for such a devolopment is the recent finding of C20 oxylipins as relatively widely distributed signaling compounds that are missing only in spermatophytes.
Molecular data from the chloroplast rpoC1 gene suggests a deep and distinct dichotomy of contemporary spermatophytes into two monophyla: gymnosperms (including Gnetales) and angiosperms.
Selenium in soils, spermatophytes and bryophytes around a Zn-Pb smelter, New South Wales, Australia.
I still can't tell my labiates from my nippleworts and I keep mixing up my spermatophytes with my gonococcus.
These in turn they gave rise to the true plants, the spermatophytes that now completely dominate the land surface.
Lignophyte phylogeny and the evolution of spermatophytes: a numerical cladistic analysis.
1988, Stewart & Rothwell 1993): spermatophytes (seed plants comprising the extant gymnosperms and angiosperms and few extinct groups, being the Pteridosperms the most prominent one) and monilophytes (ferns sensu stricto).
Of the plant species found in the areas of study only one is pteridophyte while the rest are all Spermatophytes (Dicotyledons 130 taxa, Monocotyledons 86 taxa).
Descriptions of spermatophytes from the southwestern United States, Mexico, and Central America.