Tracheophyta

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Tracheophyta (vascular plants; kingdom Plantae) A division comprising plants that have vascular tissues (xylem and phloem) through which water and nutrients are transported. In many modern classifications this division embraces the former divisions Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta.

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Tracheophyta (vascular plants; kingdom Plantae) Division comprising plants that have vascular tissues (xylem and phloem) through which water and nutrients are transported. The division includes the subdivisions Pteridophytina (spore-bearing vascular plants) and Spermatophytina (seed-bearing plants; see SPERMATOPHYTA).