nonflowering plant

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Noun1.nonflowering plant - plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by sporesnonflowering plant - plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
division Pteridophyta, Pteridophyta - containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta
fern - any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward; reproduce by spores
fern ally - pteridophytes of other classes than Filicopsida
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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Armstrong and Armstrong (2009) found the first clear case of substantial pressurized ventilation in a nonflowering plant, Equisetum telmateia.
oak trees) had greater buoyancy than nonflowering plant vegetation (e.
The largest nonflowering plant in the autumn measurements in Holkham was 9.
The team suggested the insects used their tongues to suck up sugary droplets produced by nonflowering plants that made seeds, a group that includes today's pine trees.
MANILA -- Huperzias are among the exotic nonflowering plants allied to ferns (Filices), Psylotums, Selaginellas, Equisetums and other sporebearing plants.
Already Gone Species known to have gone extinct, or extinct in the wild, since 1500 Mollusks 327 Birds 136 Flowering plants 110 Mammals 79 Fishes 68 Insects 60 Amphibians 39 Reptiles 22 Crustaceans 12 Nonflowering plants 10 Others 2 No known arachnid extinctions.
Western flower thrips (Thryanoptera: Thripidae) effects on chrysanthemum cultivars: plant growth and leaf scarring in nonflowering plants.
For nonflowering plants to add color to landscapes, baskets, and planters, try the Blazin' Lime Iresine.
Think of the diverse genomes as navigation beacons, says Brent Mishler of the University of California, Berkeley, who has championed a proposal submitted to the Department of Energy (DOE) for sequencing nonflowering plants.
nonheaded plants were ignored), number of panicles per plant, percentage of sparse-flowering plants per plot (1-10 panicles per plant) and percentage of nonflowering plants per plot (no panicles).
Effects of inbreeding, population, and line on disease susceptibility, sex ratio, mortality rate, and fraction of nonflowering plants were analyzed with a generalized linear model, with a binomial error distribution for the response variable, and a logit link function (SAS 6.