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flowering plant

n.
A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm.
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flow′ering plant′


n.
a plant that produces flowers, fruit, and seeds; angiosperm.
[1860–65]
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flow·er·ing plant

(flou′ər-ĭng)
A plant that produces flowers and fruit; an angiosperm.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.flowering plant - plants having seeds in a closed ovaryflowering plant - 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
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Para a area "Estagio Avancado 1" (Figura 6a), a especie mais basal de angiosperma foi Drimys angustifolia, seguida por Persea willdenovii, Ocotea pulchella e Ocotea porosa.
O genero Eucalyptus L'Herit e uma Angiosperma pertencente a familia Myrtaceae originario do territorio australiano.
TIPO: Filipinas, Java, Tjibodas, "sobre angiosperma indeterminada", 28II-1897, sine collectore 94 (lectotipo PAD designado por Rappaz, Mycol.
En la zona estudiada, los pastos marinos estuvieron dominados por la angiosperma Thalassia testudinum Banks ex Konig, con densidades de 1 220 [+ o -] 446 vastagos/[m.sup.2] en Juan Grin y hasta 2 235 [+ o -] 410 vastagos/[m.sup.2] en Boca Piedra Chiquita, para una media regional de 1 321 [+ o -] 721 vastagos/[m.sup.2].