Flouerin plant

(Reguidit frae Angiosperms)

The flouerin plants (angiosperms), kent as Angiospermae Lindl.[5][6] or Magnoliophyta an aa, are the maist diverse group o land plants. Angiosperms are seed-producin plants lik the gymnosperms an can be distinguished frae the gymnosperms bi a series o synapomorphies (derived characteristics). Thir characteristics include flouers, endosperm within the seeds, an the production o fruits that contain the seeds. Etymologically, angiosperm means a plant that produces seeds within an enclosur; thay are fruitin plants, altho mair commonly referred tae as flouerin plants.

Flouerin plants
Temporal range: Early Cretaceouspresent, 130–0 Ma
Possible Early Jurassic record
Diversity o angiosperms
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Groups (APG IV)[1]


Basal angiosperms

Core angiosperms



  1. APG 2016.
  2. Cronquist 1960.
  3. Reveal, James L. (2011) [or later]. "Indices Nominum Supragenericorum Plantarum Vascularium – M". Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  4. Takhtajan 1964.
  5. Lindley, J (1830). Introduction to the Natural System of Botany. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green. xxxvi.
  6. Cantino, Philip D. (2007). "Towards a phylogenetic nomenclature of Tracheophyta". Taxon. 56 (3): E1–E44. Unknown parameter |coauthors= ignored (|author= suggested) (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)