Flouerin plant

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Flouerin plants
Magnolia virginiana, sweet bay
Scienteefic classification (APG III[1])
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
Clades
Synonyms

The flouerin plants (angiosperms), an aa kent as Angiospermae Lindl.[2][3] or Magnoliophyta, are the maist diverse group o land plants. Angiosperms are seed-producin plants like the gymnosperms an can be distinguished frae the gymnosperms bi a series o synapomorphies (derived characteristics). These characteristics include flouers, endosperm within the seeds, an the production o fruits that contain the seeds. Etymologically, angiosperm means a plant that produces seeds within an enclosur; thay are fruitin plants, altho mair commonly referred tae as flouerin plants.

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  1. Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009), "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III", Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x, retrieved 2010–12–10 
  2. Lindley, J (1830). Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. xxxvi. 
  3. Cantino, Philip D.; James A. Doyle, Sean W. Graham, Walter S. Judd, Richard G. Olmstead, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, & Michael J. Donoghue (2007). "Towards a phylogenetic nomenclature of Tracheophyta". Taxon 56 (3): E1–E44.