spermatophyte(redirected from seed-bearing plant)
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See seed plant.
sper·mat′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Plants) (in traditional classifications) any plant of the major division Spermatophyta, which includes all seed-bearing plants: an angiosperm or a gymnosperm. Former name: phanerogam
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any seed-bearing plant, including any of the gymnosperms or angiosperms, sometimes considered as constituting the division Spermatophyta (or Spermophyta).
sper•mat`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.
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A plant that produces seeds, such as a conifer or flowering plant.
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|Noun||1.||spermatophyte - plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores|
seedling - young plant or tree grown from a seed
balsam - any seed plant yielding balsam
gymnosperm - plants of the class Gymnospermae having seeds not enclosed in an ovary
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