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noun, plural: angiosperms

(botany) A flowering, fruit-bearing plant or tree known for having ovules (and therefore seeds) develop within an enclosed ovary


Angiosperms are plants producing flowers. Thus, they are also commonly called as the flowering plants. They belong to the Kingdom Plantae, Subkingdom Embryophyta. The distinctive features of Angiosperms are as follows:

The Angiosperms may be classified as monocotyledons and eudicotyledons.

Word origin: Ancient Greek angeîon (receptacle) + spérma (seed)

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