embryophyte

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embryophyte

any plant of the nontaxonomic group Embryophyta, possessing an embryo and multicellular sex organs. Examples include mosses, liverworts, ferns and seed plants.
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Kingdom: Plantae Division: Embryophyta Subdivision: Phanaerogama Branch: Angiospermae Class: Monocotyledoneae Subclass: Glumiflorae Order: Poales Family: Poaceae Subfamily: Pooideae Tribe: Poeae Genus: Poa Species: Pratensis Cultivar: Midnight
Recent studies suggest that the genome size of ancestors of angiosperms (Soltis et al., 2003) and land plants (Embryophyta) (Leitch et al., 2005) was small ([less than or equal to] 1.4 pg DNA per 1C nucleus).
The complete taxonomy of the species is Eukaryota; Viridiplantae; Streptophyta; Streptophytina; Embryophyta; Tracheophyta; Euphyllophyta; Spermatophyta; Magnoliophyta; eudicotyledons; core eudicotyledons; rosids; fabids; Malpighiales; Euphorbiaceae; Crotonoideae; Jatropheae; Jatropha; and Jatropha gossypiifolia [32].
The tapetum: its form, function, and possible phylogeny in embryophyta. Pl.