Definitions

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  • n. Any member of the subkingdom Embryophyta; most land plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant generated by means of an embryo; a plant belonging to the group Embryophyta.

Etymologies

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embryo + -phyte

Examples

  • A note on plant centrioles–although absent from most seed plant lineages, the basal members of the embryophyte lineage e.g., Liverworts, Mosses, Hornworts, Ferns, etc. and the green algae all have stages with centrioles.

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