vascular plant

Origin of vascular plant

First recorded in 1860–65
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vascular plant in Science

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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