plural noun

: a division of plants comprising green plants with a vascular system that contains tracheids or tracheary elements (as vessel elements or fibers) and including the subdivisions Psilopsida, Sphenopsida, Lycopsida, and Pteropsida
tracheophyte noun
plural -s

Word History


New Latin, from trache- + -phyta

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“Tracheophyta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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