All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic
tracheophyte Any plant that has elaborate tissues, including vascular tissue; a conspicuous sporophyte generation; and complex leaves with waterproof cuticles. Tracheophytes include plants of the phyla Psilophyta, Lycophyta, Sphenophyta, Filicinophyta, Coniferophyta, and Anthophyta. In traditional classification systems these were regarded as classes of the division Tracheophyta.
tracheophyte In certain classification systems, any vascular plant of the phylum Tracheophyta. Within this phylum are: psilopsids (leafless, rootless primitive forms, such as whisk fern); sphenopsids (such as horsetail); lycopsids (such as club moss); pteropsids (such as fern); gymnosperms and angiosperms.
More From encyclopedia.com
Adipose Tissue , adipose tissue Body fat–the cells that synthesize and store fat, releasing it for metabolism in fasting. Also known as white adipose tissue, to disti… Herbaceous Plant , herbaceous •factious, fractious •anxious • captious •precious, semi-precious •infectious •conscientious, contentious, licentious, pretentious, senten… Vascular Tissue , vascular tissue (vascular system) The tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants (tracheophytes). It consists o… Tissue , Tissue Tissue is the name for a group of similar cells that have a common structure and function and which work together. Tissues fit together to for… Bryophyte , Bryophytes are seedless plants without specialized water-conducting tissues. Bryophytes include mosses (phylum Bryophyta), liverworts (phylum Marchan… Vascular Bundle , vascular bundle (fascicle) A long continuous strand of conducting (vascular) tissue in tracheophyte plants that extends from the roots through the st…
You Might Also Like