Spermatophyta

plural noun
Sper·​ma·​toph·​y·​ta | \ ˌspərməˈtäfətə \

Definition of Spermatophyta

in some classifications
: a division of higher plants that is coordinate with Bryophyta and Pteridophyta and coextensive with the classes Gymnospermae and Angiospermae

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History and Etymology for Spermatophyta

New Latin, from spermat- + -phyta

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“Spermatophyta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spermatophyta. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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