Dictionary » T » Thallogens

Thallogens

thallogen

(Science: botany) One of a large class or division of the vegetable kingdom, which includes those flowerless plants, such as fungi, algae, and lichens, that consist of a thallus only, composed of cellular tissue, or of a congeries of cells, or even of separate cells, and never show a distinction into root, stem, and leaf.

Origin: Gr. Young shoot or branch, frond _ -gen.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 909 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link