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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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Old timers in Fairbanks say that the first week of June is the safe time to put in outdoor plants, but Plant Kingdom founder Cyndie Warbelow says customers are asking for plants earlier.
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The plant can be used to produce fabric, rope, canvas, wax, and paper, while the seeds contain the highest form of protein in the plant kingdom and can be used to make oils, butter and fuel, among other products.
the woman was named Anna and the man was named Hedge." And with this introduction from a plant that wonders (within the limits of its intelligence) what Hedge is doing there and what his connections are to the plant kingdom comes the unusual story of a fat, balding, faintly green man who seems ordinary but in fact is a "plant sent to the planet by the legendary Plant of Ultimate Knowing to observe humanity and, if necessary, protect them from one of countless interstellar perils."
When I was in school, sometime after the Renaissance, fungi were classified as members of the plant kingdom. Taxonomic thinking has come a long way since then, and for some time now, they have merited their own kingdom: Fungi.