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Plant Life

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Definition of the noun plant life

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  1. (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
    • domain: botany / phytology
    • lexical domain: Tops - unique beginner for nouns
    • synonyms of plant life: flora / plant
    • more generic words: being / organism = a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
    • more specific terms:
      • phytoplankton = photosynthetic or plant constituent of plankton
      • microflora = microscopic plants
      • crop = a cultivated plant that is grown commercially on a large scale
      • endemic = a plant that is native to a certain limited area
      • holophyte = an organism that produces its own food by photosynthesis
      • non-flowering plant = a plant that does not bear flowers
      • plantlet = a young plant or a small plant
      • wilding = a wild uncultivated plant
      • ornamental = any plant grown for its beauty or ornamental value
      • pot plant = a plant suitable for growing in a flowerpot
      • acrogen = any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem
      • apomict = a plant that reproduces or is reproduced by apomixis
      • aquatic = a plant that lives in or on water
      • cryptogam = formerly recognized taxonomic group including all flowerless and seedless plants that reproduce by means of spores: ferns, mosses, algae, fungi
      • annual = a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year
      • biennial = a plant having a life cycle that normally takes two seasons from germination to death to complete
      • perennial = a plant lasting for three seasons or more
      • escape = a plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
      • hygrophyte = a plant that grows in a moist habitat
      • neophyte = a plant that is found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
      • embryo = a minute rudimentary plant contained within a seed or an archegonium
      • monocarpous plant / monocarpic plant / monocarp = a plant that bears fruit once and dies
      • sporophyte = the spore-producing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations
      • gametophyte = the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations
      • houseplant = any of a variety of plants grown indoors for decorative purposes
      • garden plant = any of a variety of plants usually grown especially in a flower or herb garden
      • vascular plant / tracheophyte = green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
      • poisonous plant = a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
      • epiphytic plant / aerophyte / air plant / epiphyte = plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain
      • rock plant = plant that grows on or among rocks or is suitable for a rock garden
      • autotrophic organism / autophytic plant / autophyte / autotroph = plant capable of synthesizing its own food from simple organic substances
      • myrmecophyte = plant that affords shelter or food to ants that live in symbiotic relations with it
    • parts:
    • member of: kingdom Plantae / plant kingdom / Plantae = the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants


Plant Life is a musical group.

  • also known as PlantLife, The Plant of Life
  • members:
  • albums: "The Return of Jack Splash", "Time Traveller"


  1. "Plant Life" is a musical album of Odean Pope.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  2. "Plant Life" is a musical album of Herbie Flowers.
    • released in (41 years ago)


  1. "Plant Life" a.k.a. "Plant-life" is a book by Charles A. Hall.
  2. "Plant life" is a book by A. R. Ennos.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Plant Life

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Google previewEncyclopedia of World Geography (2002)

by Peter Haggett

FOREST GIANTS AND GRASSES - ASSOCIATIONS WITH ANIMALS • CULTIVATION AND DESTRUCTION The plant life of western, central and eastern Africa almost all falls within two zones - the equatorial zone, which is wet almost ...

Google previewAnother Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children (2012)

Over 300 Favorite Activities Created by Teachers by Kathy Charner

Preparation Find or create an illustrated plant life cycle. What to Do 1. Gather children on a carpet and read The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle, or another book about seeds and plants. Pause as needed to discuss and answer questions. Explain that ...

Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia (2005)

by Heinemann Library (Firm)

Plant life cycle A flowering plant starts its life cycle as a seed. The baby plant grows in the seed. The baby plant grows leaves and roots. It gets bigger.The new plant flowers. Its male pollen transfers to the female part of the flower. Then a new ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of South Carolina (2000)

by Nancy Capace

PLANT LIFE In the narrow strip along the South Carolina coast is the subtropical growth in which are found such plants as the large palmetto, several dwarf palmettos, the American olive, the evergreen Carolina laurel cherry, several species of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Oregon (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Plant life of the Pliocene epoch was not represented in Dr. Condon's finds; but in 1936 the discovery of flora fossils of that epoch, in the Deschutes River gorge nine miles west of Madras, filled the one gap existing in the record. The oreodonts ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Colorado (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Less favorable conditions prevailed after a new continental elevation, but with the retreat of the glaciers the climate again became temperate and modern forms of plant life proliferated. During the prolonged construction and modification of the ...

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