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Related to plantae: Animalia


Taxonomic category See: kingdom.

planta pedis

(plăn′tă pē′dŭs) plural.plantae [L.]
The sole of the foot.


the PLANT KINGDOM. Which groups of organisms are included in the Plantae depends upon which CLASSIFICATION is adopted. The most modern classification based on molecular structure limits the Plantae to the BRYOPHYTES and the TRACHEOPHYTES.
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As Case noted, attempted reconciliation of five Kingdoms (Bacteria, Protoctists, Animals, Plants, Fungi) with three Domains (Bacteria, Archaea, Eucarya) resulted in a "compromise" of six kingdoms (Archaebacteria, Eubacteria, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia)--an outcome that does not fully represent the intent of either the five-kingdom or three-domain system.
It is refered to as the same species described by Rudge under that name in Plantae Guianenses (1805), however Rudge's plant originated from quite some other type of habitat and represents the species now known under the name of Aechmea longifolia.
Trees, liverworts, hornworts, true mosses, ferns, cycads, and all flowering plants (grasses, herbs, vegetables and most shrubs) are agreed upon by all to be Plantae.
Plantae epiphyticae; rhizoma erectum, paleis brunneis, iridescentibus.