Translingual edit

Lycopodium obscurum
Pinus radiata
Magnolia grandiflora

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek τραχεῖα (trakheîa, windpipe) +‎ -ophyta; compare English trachea (xylem vessel).

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  1. The vascular plants or tracheophytes.
    1. A taxonomic division within the kingdom Plantae.
    2. A taxonomic phylum within the superphylum Embryophyta.[1]

Usage notes edit

  • New scientific findings have changed the system of taxonomic classification especially on its higher levels and this term may be considered dated in some classification systems.

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References edit

  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. PMID 25923521, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119248