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plant kingdom

a category of living organisms comprising all members of the kingdom Plantae. Plants lack locomotive movement, possess cell walls and have no obvious nervous or sensory organs. Most plant groups possess members with
Super-kingdom Procaryota
  Kingdom Monera
    Division Cyanophyta Blue-green algae
    Division Bacteria (=Schizomycophyta) Bacteria
Super-kingdom Eucaryota
  Kingdom Mycota
    Division Myxomycota Slime moulds
    Division Eumycota True fungi
      Subdivision Mastigomycotina (=Phycomycetes [Part])
      Subdivision Zygomycotina (=Phycomycetes [Part])
      Subdivision Ascomycotina (=Ascomycetes [Part])
      Subdivision Basidiomycotina (=Basidomycetes)
      Subdivision Deuteromycotina Fungi imperfecti (including part of Ascomycetes)
Kingdom Plantae (=Phyta)
  Division Chlorophyta Green algae
  Division Euglenophyta (included in Flagellata by zoologists)
  Division Charophyta Stoneworts and Brittleworts
  Division Phaeophyta Brown algae
  Division Chrysophyta Diatoms, Yellow-green and golden-brown algae
  Division Pyrrophyta Fire algae
  Division Rhodophyta Red algae
Division Bryophyta
  Class Hepaticae Liverworts
  Class Anthocerotae Hornworts
  Class Musci Mosses
Division Tracheophyta
  Subdivision Psilopsida Whisk fern. etc.
  Subdivision Lycopsida Club mosses
  Subdivision Sphenopsida Horsetails
  Subdivision Pteropsida
    Class Filicinae Ferns
    Class Gymnospermae Conifers
    Class Angiospermae Flowering plants
      Subclass Dicotyledonae
      Subclass Monocotyledonae
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For example, the plant kingdom mother cell carried the program to direct the evolution of the species of the plant kingdom and the animal kingdom mother cell carried the program to direct the evolution of species of the animal kingdom, and so on (see Fig.
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Despite their relative immobility, members of the Plant Kingdom can also play hard to get.
The plant kingdom exhibits a vast array of mechanisms to insure pollination and progeny.
NEW YORK, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The power of plants to cure and rejuvenate, one of the most important ways in which mankind depends on the plant kingdom, is the subject of The New York Botanical Garden's multifaceted exhibition Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World, Featuring The Italian Renaissance Garden, on view from May 18 through September 8, 2013.
Isn't it wonderful that one of the most exotic looking flowers in the plant kingdom visits us so early in the year?
For such reasons excursions into the countryside to witness the death-throes of nature always seem a bit morbid, perhaps a manifestation of humankind's subliminal link to the plant kingdom of which other examples are strewn across our path.
A judge and a teacher, she likes to share her expertise, showcasing the beauty of nature and the plant kingdom to its best advantage.
The orchid family Orchidaceae is the largest in the plant kingdom, and there are some 30,000 known species around the world.
We may not realize it, but the health of the plant kingdom is crucial to the health of the planet and the animal life (which includes humans) it supports.
The benefits offered by the plant kingdom are truly amazing.
From the plant kingdom is a gigantic new species and genus of palm - Tahina spectablilis - with fewer than 100 individuals found only in a small area of northwestern Madagascar.