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.
These in turn they gave rise to the true plants, the spermatophytes that now completely dominate the land surface.
Angiosperm--The subdivision of Spermatophytes (seed plants) in which seeds are produced within the ovary; includes monocotyledons and dicotyledons.
In spite of the fluid phylogeny of extant spermatophytes, it is clear that the pollination mechanism of Ephedra is of ancient origin.
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.
Boutique, Flora du Congo-Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, Spermatophytes, 6:141-142.
This is mainly due to the species-specific breaking requirements evolved in spermatophytes adapted to alpine environment (Table 2).