the plants of the world collectively.
- Also called vegetable kingdom.
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How to use plant kingdom in a sentence
The extent of the plant kingdom can only be hinted at; each year new species are added to the lists.A Civic Biology | George William Hunter
The plant kingdom is, on the whole, the agent of assimilation, forming new plasm by synthesis and reduction from inorganic matter.The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
From the point of view of phylogeny, the animal kingdom is, therefore, clearly much younger than the plant kingdom.The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
Small quantities of stereoptenes are widely distributed through the plant kingdom.
To illustrate: The white pine belongs to the highest great division (sub-kingdom) of the plant kingdom.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany | Douglas Houghton Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for plant kingdom
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Cultural definitions for plant kingdom
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