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 key feature of an angiosperm is 'angio-ovuly' -- the presence of fully enclosed ovules, which are precursors of seeds before pollination.
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The expression data available for the angiosperm YABBY genes suggested that the FIL-, YAB2-, and YAB5-like genes retained a more ancestral expression pattern in both vegetative and reproductive tissues, while the expression of the CRC and INO-like genes is more variable [29].
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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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