embryophyte
noun Date: circa 1909 any of a subkingdom (Embryophyta) of plants in which the embryo is retained within maternal tissue and which include the bryophytes and tracheophytes

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  • embryophyte — [em′brē ō fīt΄] n. any of a subkingdom (Embryobionta) of plants, having an enclosed embryo, as within a seed or archegonium, including bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms: cf. THALLOPHYTE * * * …   Universalium

  • embryophyte — [em′brē ō fīt΄] n. any of a subkingdom (Embryobionta) of plants, having an enclosed embryo, as within a seed or archegonium, including bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms: cf. THALLOPHYTE …   English World dictionary

  • Embryophyte — Land plants Temporal range: Late Silurian–Recent[1][2] (Spores from Dapingian (early Middle Ordovician) …   Wikipedia

  • Embryophyte — Embryophyta Embryophytes …   Wikipédia en Français

  • embryophyte — noun Any member of the subkingdom Embryophyta; most land plants …   Wiktionary

  • embryophyte — em·bry·o·phyte …   English syllables

  • embryophyte — noun see embryophyta …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sporophyte — Le sporophyte est la génération du cycle de reproduction des plantes qui produit des spores, microspores et macrospores, qui sont disséminées ou non. Cette phase du cycle de développement fait suite à la fécondation et contient donc le double de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bryophyte — Bryophytes are all embryophytes ( land plants ) that are non vascular: they have tissues and enclosed reproductive systems, but they lack vascular tissue that circulates liquids. They neither have flowers nor produce seeds, reproducing via spores …   Wikipedia

  • Green algae — Paraphyletic group name = Green algae regnum = Plantae includes = *Chlorophyta *Charophyta excludes = *EmbryophytaThe green algae (singular: green alga) are the large group of algae from which the embryophytes (higher plants) emerged.cite journal …   Wikipedia

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