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spermatophyte

Line breaks: sperm¦ato|phyte
Pronunciation: /ˈspəːmətə(ʊ)ˌfʌɪt
 
, spəˈmat-/

Definition of spermatophyte in English:

noun

Botany
A plant of a large division that comprises those that bear seeds, including the gymnosperms and angiosperms.
  • Division Spermatophyta
Example sentences
  • In the spermatophytes, the situation is reversed, and the gametophyte is the smaller and dependent generation.
  • For comparison, monophyly of angiosperms and spermatophytes is supported by 532 and 631 positions, respectively.
  • The spermatophytes, which means ‘seed plants’, are some of the most important organisms on Earth.

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