phanerogamic


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phan·er·o·gam

 (făn′ər-ə-găm′, fə-nâr′ə-)
n.
A plant that produces seeds.

[New Latin phanerogamus : Greek phaneros, visible (from phainein, to cause to appear; see bhā- in Indo-European roots) + Greek gamos, marriage; see -gamous.]

phan′er·o·gam′ic, phan′er·og′a·mous (făn′ə-rŏg′ə-məs) adj.
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Pisano (1977) used this name to refer to a type of cushion bog located in areas with rainfall of over 2000 mm and in "definitely mountain territories", specifying that they were located "on sloping rocky substrates or in areas with steep relief, often reaching the upper limit of the phanerogamic vegetation" (Pisano, op.