Angiospermae

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀγγεῖον (angeîon, container) + σπέρμα (spérma, seed).

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Angiospermae

  1. A taxonomic superclass within the subphylum Spermatophytina – the angiosperms, flowering plants.[1]

Usage notesEdit

  • This name has been used in many classification schemes, often with significantly different rank. Circumscription has been relatively stable since the late 19th century.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ruggiero MA, Gordon DP, Orrell TM, Bailly N, Bourgoin T, Brusca RC, et al. (2015) A Higher Level Classification of All Living Organisms. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0119248. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248. pmid:25923521