Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plant of the phylum Spermatophyta; a seed-plant; a spermophyte.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Any plant of the phylum Spermatophyta.

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  • noun botany Any plant that bears seeds rather than spores

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  • noun plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores

Etymologies

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spermato- + -phyte

Examples

  • The elucidation of spermatophyte phylogeny continues to be a work in progress, despite numerous studies using single, few or several genes and morphology datasets (morphological:

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