Definition of Pteridophyta

1. Noun. Containing all the vascular plants that do not bear seeds: ferns, horsetails, club mosses, and whisk ferns; in some classifications considered a subdivision of Tracheophyta.




Definition of Pteridophyta

1. n. pl. A class of flowerless plants, embracing ferns, horsetails, club mosses, quillworts, and other like plants. See the Note under Cryptogamia.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pteridophyta

Psychopsis krameriana
Psychopsis papilio
Psychotria
Psychotria capensis
Psyllidae
Pt
Ptah
Pte
Pterelas
Pteretis
Pteretis struthiopteris
Pteridaceae
Pteridium
Pteridium aquilinum
Pteridium esculentum
Pteridophyta
Pteriidae
Pteris
Pteris cretica
Pteris multifida
Pteris serrulata
Pternohyla
Pternohyla fodiens
Pterocarpus
Pterocarpus angolensis
Pterocarpus indicus
Pterocarpus macrocarpus

Literary usage of Pteridophyta

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"Therefore the gametophyte of the pteridophyta only will be described here ... Similar features recur in the pteridophyta. The formation of the organs of ..."

2. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"pteridophyta. Until recently the spermatozoid of the pteridophyta was generally conceded by many of the most competent investigators to consist merely of a ..."

3. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"pteridophyta. Until recently the spermatozoid of the pteridophyta was generally conceded by many of the most competent investigators to consist merely of a ..."

4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting, William Henry Lang (1921)
"DIVISION II SPERMATOPHYTA The Transition from the pteridophyta to the Spermatophyta (1).— The pteridophyta are characterised by the type of alternation of ..."

5. Botany for High Schools and Colleges by Charles Edwin Bessey (1880)
"... in these orders of the pteridophyta, there is a noticeable increase in the differentiation of the spore before its separation from the parent plant; ..."

6. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1894)
"List of pteridophyta and Spermatophyta growing without Cultivation in Northeastern North America. PREFACE. The following list of the pteridophyta and ..."

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