Definition of vascular plant in English:

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vascular plant

noun

Botany
A plant that is characterized by the presence of conducting tissue.
  • Subkingdom Tracheophyta: divisions Pteridophyta (ferns, horsetails, and club mosses) and Spermatophyta (cycads, conifers, and flowering plants)
Example sentences
  • Both seed plants and ferns are vascular plants, having conducting tissue in their steins.
  • Lignin formation is an essential part of the development of xylem tissue in vascular plants.
  • Plants were collected with flower or fruit, with the exception of seedless vascular plants, which were collected with sporangia.

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Syllabification: vas·cu·lar plant

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