Definition of Phanerogam

1. Noun. Plant that reproduces by means of seeds not spores.

Exact synonyms: Seed Plant, Spermatophyte
Specialized synonyms: Seedling, Balsam, Gymnosperm, Angiosperm, Flowering Plant
Generic synonyms: Tracheophyte, Vascular Plant



Definition of Phanerogam

1. Noun. (botany) Any plant that produces seeds (rather than spores) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phanerogam

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Medical Definition of Phanerogam

1. A plant with conspicuous reproductive parts, a plant reproducing by seeds. Compare: cryptogam. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phanerogam

phalluslike
phals
phalsa
phanaeine
phanaeines
phanaticism
phancifull
phane
phanerite
phaneritic
phanero-
phanerocarpae
phanerocodonic
phanerocrystalline
phanerodactyla
phanerogam (current term)
phanerogamia
phanerogamian
phanerogamic
phanerogamous
phanerogams
phanerogenic
phaneroglossal
phaneromania
phanerophyte
phanerophytes
phaneroscope
phanerosis
phanerozoite
phanes

Literary usage of Phanerogam

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Q, Three segments of a " pitted " vessel of phanerogam. ... of phanerogam, with almost obliterated cavity and narrow slit-like oblique pits. ..."

2. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"phanerogam^E.—The phanerogams, which include the whole of the remaining groups of plants, are characterised by the production of a seed, and the consequent ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... phanerogam, is usually separated from the place of its formation, and having undergone a peculiar modification of structure by which it acquires active ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"... phanerogam both in structural detail and with regard to their course out into the leaf. The following observations made upon the stems of E. Telma- ..."

5. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1882)
"The general result of these observations is that the phanerogam, with its pollen-grains and its embryo-sacs, is equivalent to the spore-producing (asexual) ..."

6. A Manual of Palaeontology for the Use of Students with a General by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"phanerogams are further characterised by the metamorphosis and differentiation of homo- 1 It is thus evident that the phanerogam with its ..."

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