angiosperm


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an·gi·o·sperm

 (ăn′jē-ə-spûrm′)
n.
A seed plant having ovules enclosed in an ovary and exhibiting double fertilization; a flowering plant.

an′gi·o·sper′mous adj.

angiosperm

(ˈændʒɪəˌspɜːm)
n
(Plants) any seed-bearing plant of the phylum Angiospermophyta (division Angiospermae in traditional systems), in which the ovules are enclosed in an ovary, which develops into the fruit after fertilization; any flowering plant. Compare gymnosperm
ˌangioˈspermous adj

an•gi•o•sperm

(ˈæn dʒi əˌspɜrm)

n.
any vascular plant of the phylum or division Anthophyta, having the seeds enclosed in a fruit, grain, pod, or capsule and comprising all flowering plants.
[1825–30; < New Latin angiospermus; see angio-, -sperm]
an`gi•o•sper′mous, adj.

an·gi·o·sperm

(ăn′jē-ə-spûrm′)
Any of a large group of plants that have flowers and produce seeds enclosed in an ovary or a fruit; a flowering plant. Most living plants are angiosperms. Compare gymnosperm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angiosperm - plants having seeds in a closed ovaryangiosperm - plants having seeds in a closed ovary
phanerogam, seed plant, spermatophyte - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores
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)
angiocarp - tree bearing fruit enclosed in a shell or involucre or husk
dicot, dicotyledon, exogen, magnoliopsid - flowering plant with two cotyledons; the stem grows by deposit on its outside
endogen, liliopsid, monocot, monocotyledon - a monocotyledonous flowering plant; the stem grows by deposits on its inside
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
madderwort, rubiaceous plant - any of numerous trees or shrubs or vines of the family Rubiaceae
Translations
Angiosperme

angiosperm

[ˈændʒɪəˌspɜːm] Nangiosperma f
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The first angiosperm, or flowering plant, had a simple arrangement of layered petals and contained both male and female reproductive organs, according to the study.
The floristic of angiosperm flora of Rawalakot was represented by 381 species belonging to 238 genera and 78 families (Table 01) of which 306 were dicots and 75 were monocots.
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The trnH-psbA region was selected because of its high variability, short size and because the published primers seem to amplify in almost all angiosperm taxa [6, 11].
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