vascular plant


noun
  1. a plant having a vascular system.

Origin of vascular plant

1
First recorded in 1860–65

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Scientific definitions for vascular plant

vascular plant

  1. Any of various plants that have the vascular tissues xylem and phloem. The vascular plants include all seed-bearing plants (the gymnosperms and angiosperms) and the pteridophytes (including the ferns, lycophytes, and horsetails). Also called tracheophyte Compare nonvascular plant.

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