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vascular plant, tracheophyte(noun)
green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
: Any plant possessing vascular tissue (xylem and phloem), including ferns, conifers, and flowering plants.
Vascular plants, also known as tracheophytes and also higher plants, form a large group of plants that are defined as those land plants that have lignified tissues for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant. They also have tissue to conduct products of photosynthesis. Vascular plants include the clubmosses, horsetails, ferns, gymnosperms and angiosperms. Scientific names for the group include Tracheophyta and Tracheobionta.
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