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Nonflowering Plant

Definition of the noun nonflowering plant

What does nonflowering plant mean as a name of something?


  1. plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of nonflowering plant: pteridophyte
    • more generic terms: tracheophyte / vascular plant = green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
    • more specific terms:
      • fern = any of numerous flowerless and seedless vascular plants having true roots from a rhizome and fronds that uncurl upward
      • fern ally = pteridophytes of other classes than Filicopsida
    • member of: division Pteridophyta / Pteridophyta = containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nonflowering Plant

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Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

acrogen a nonflowering plant that grows only ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

nonflowering plant ...

Google previewDictionary of Developmental Biology and Embryology (2012)

by Frank J. Dye

acrogen a nonflowering plant that grows only at the apex, as in a fern. acron the ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words (2004)

by Archie Hobson

a simple nonflowering plant of a large assemblage that includes mainly aquatic kinds such as seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Some ofthe latter are responsible for a green coating on tree trunks and a green ...

Google previewWebster's II New College Dictionary (2005)

by Webster's New World Dictionary, Editors Of Webster's II Dictionaries

A nonflowering plant of the genus Equtse- turn, with a jointed hollow stem and narrow, sometimes much reduced leaves. horse trade B, A transaction marked by vigorous and shrewd bargaining. — horse trader n. horse-weed (hors'wed') n.

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

fern Nonflowering plant. Many ferns grow in warm, moist areas; there are c.10,000 species. The best-known genus Pteridium (BRACKEN) grows on moors and in open woodland. Fems are ...

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

cheaply produced newspaper, often satirical in content mOSS /mawss/ n 1 a simple nonflowering plant (bryophyte) that has short stems bearing small leaves arranged in a spiral and resembling scales, and inhabits moist shady sites.

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