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Definition of the noun pteridophyte

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noun - plural: pteridophytes

  1. plants having vascular tissue and reproducing by spores
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of pteridophyte: nonflowering plant
    • 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

Alternative definition of the noun pteridophyte

noun

  1. Any simple vascular plant that produces spores, but not seeds, and has the diploid stage of its life cycle as the dominant form.

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Google previewDictionary of Biology

by Kirti Sharma

Fern: A pteridophyte which has distinct rhizome and frond. It is homosporous and produces Parts of a Fern spores in sporangia which are clustered in sori.

Google previewThe Rosen Comprehensive Dictionary of Biology (2007)

by John Owen Edward Clark, William Hemsley

Pteridophytes are characterized by having a free-living haploid gametophyte generation, which produces the male antheridia and the female archegonia. pteridophyte Plant that is a member of the Pteridophyta. puberty Stage in development when a child gradually changes into an adult, during which sex hormones are produced (by ovaries or testes) and secondary sexual characteristics appear. pulmonary Concerning the lungs and breathing (or the respiratory cavities of mollusks).

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Pteridophyte : A fern or fern ally such as plants of the group equisetum. Pterocarpous : Having winged fruit. Puberulent : Covered with fine, short down. Pubescence : 1) a covering of down or ...

Google previewDictionary of Geological Terms (1984)

by Robert Latimer Bates, Julia A. Jackson

pteridophyte (pte-rid'-o-phyte [terid'-o-fite]) A femlike, vascular plant that reproduces by spores. puddingstone Members of this division, which appeared in the Devonian, include lycopods, horsetails or scouring rushes, and fems. Cf: spermatophyte; bryophyte; thaIlophyte. pterodactyl (pte-ro-dac'-tyl) l. Strictly, any member of the more advanced of two suborders into which the order Pterosauria is divided, characterized by a reduced tail and a tendency toward loss of teeth and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

an *alga, *bryophyte, or * pteridophyte. Cryptogramma.

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2015)

by Michael Allaby

For example, the sequence bryophyte, pteridophyte, gymnosperm, angiosperm represents a progressive evolutionary trend. progressive feeding The provision of larval food by female wasps and bees at regular intervals throughout the period of larval growth.

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Botany (2002)

by Jill Bailey

pteridophyte (Pteridophyta) A general term , now largely obsolete, to include any vascular nonseed- bearing plant. Pteri- dophytes include the club mosses (phylum Lycophyta), horsetails (Sphenophyta), ferns (Filicinophyta), and whisk ferns (Psilophyta). ptyxis The way in which young leaves ...

Google previewDictionary Of Botany

by Anil Kumar Mishra

Pteridophyte ( pteridophyta) – A general term, now largely obsolete, to include any vascular non -seed-bearing ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1902)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

When the protoxylem strands are situated at the periphery of the stele, abutting on the pericycle, as in all roots, and many of the more primitive Pteridophyte stems, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm

Furthermore, both the hydrom and leptom of Pteridophytes have marked peculiarities to which no parallel is to be found among the Bryophytes. Hence we must conclude that the conducting system of the Pteridophytes has had an entirely separate evolution. All the surviving forms, however, have a completely established double system with the specific characters alluded to, and since there is every reason to believe that the conditions of evolution of the primitive Pteridophyte must ...

Google previewThe New Volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

Constituting in Combination with the Existing Volumes of the Ninth Edition, the Tenth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Recent Events and Developments

When the protoxylem strands are situated at the periphery of the stele, abutting on the pericycle, as in all roots, and many of the more primitive Pteridophyte stems, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

pteridophyte /te-ră- dŏ-fÿt/ Any vascular non-seed-bearing plant. Pteriodophytes include the club mosses (phylum Lycophyta), horsetails (Sphenophyta), whisk ferns (Psilophyta), and ferns ...

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