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SPERMATOPHYTA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Spermatophyta mean? 

SPERMATOPHYTA (noun)
  The noun SPERMATOPHYTA has 1 sense:

1. seed plants; comprises the Angiospermae (or Magnoliophyta) and Gymnospermae (or Gymnospermophyta); in some classification systems Spermatophyta is coordinate with Pteridophyta (spore producing plants having vascular tissue and roots) and Bryophyta (spore producing plants lacking vascular tissue and roots)

  Familiarity information: SPERMATOPHYTA used as a noun is very rare.


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SPERMATOPHYTA (noun)


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Meaning:

Seed plants; comprises the Angiospermae (or Magnoliophyta) and Gymnospermae (or Gymnospermophyta); in some classification systems Spermatophyta is coordinate with Pteridophyta (spore producing plants having vascular tissue and roots) and Bryophyta (spore producing plants lacking vascular tissue and roots)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

division Spermatophyta; Spermatophyta

Hypernyms ("Spermatophyta" is a kind of...):

division ((botany) taxonomic unit of plants corresponding to a phylum)

Meronyms (members of "Spermatophyta"):

class Gymnospermae; division Gymnospermophyta; Gymnospermae; Gymnospermophyta (plants having naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Gymnospermae) and in others a division (Gymnospermophyta); comprises three subdivisions (or classes): Cycadophytina (class Cycadopsida) and Gnetophytina (class Gnetopsida) and Coniferophytina (class Coniferopsida); in some classifications the Coniferophytina are divided into three groups: Pinophytina (class Pinopsida) and Ginkgophytina (class Ginkgopsida) and Taxophytina (class Taxopsida))

Angiospermae; Anthophyta; class Angiospermae; division Anthophyta; division Magnoliophyta; Magnoliophyta (comprising flowering plants that produce seeds enclosed in an ovary; in some systems considered a class (Angiospermae) and in others a division (Magnoliophyta or Anthophyta))

Holonyms ("Spermatophyta" is a member of...):

kingdom Plantae; plant kingdom; Plantae (the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants)


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