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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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It reveals how a band of pioneers came to understand the mysteries of the plant kingdom and, in doing so, helped unlock the secrets of the natural world.
Their traps suck in prey in less than a millisecond, making this one of the speediest movements in the entire plant kingdom.
In the 18th century, the botanical book took on a more scientific cast following the classification of the plant kingdom in 1735 by Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist; other 18th century botanical books were created out of a decorative impulse, fulfilling the desires of artists and craftsmen for new visual resources.
The orchid family Orchidaceae is the largest in the plant kingdom, and there are some 30,000 known species around the world.
The health of the plant kingdom is crucial to the health of the planet and the animal life (including humans) it supports.
Their complicated chemical make-up - found nowhere else in the plant kingdom - includes volatile oils important to the flavour of beer with subtle variations emerging from different hop varieties.
Here, I present an activity that demonstrates the use of essential oils as antibacterial agents to engage students to learn more about the plant kingdom and the use of plants for medicinal purposes.
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has found a novel way to get things across to students and lovers of the plant kingdom.
What impressed me was the obvious joy that had been derived from the experience of connecting with the plant kingdom, which reminded me of the saying: "Gardening is the purest form of pleasure.
Oil from the seeds of Echium plantagineum is one the richest sources of essential fatty acids in the plant kingdom.
Mystery and reciprocity live at the heart of the plant kingdom.
But the national broadcaster's attempt to capture the trials and tribulations of the animal and plant kingdom with Living With Wildlife deserves a major thumbs-up.