Plant taxonomy
Plant taxonomy is the science that finds, identifies, describes, classifies, and names plants. Thus making it one of the main branches of taxonomy(the science that finds, describes, classifies, and na...
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
What Happens With Your Body When You Eat Ripe Bananas with Dark Spots?
If you really like bananas, carefully choose the healthiest fruits. It is pretty hard to resist this sweet and delicious tropical fruit, but there is one special thing you should be aware of when buyi...
"Skeleton Flowers" Turn Beautifully Transparent in the Rain
The Diphylleia grayi is an extraordinary flower with white petals that turn beautifully transparent upon contact with water. During light rain showers, the delicate blooms transform into blossoms as c...
Rare African Plant Signals Diamonds Beneath The Soil
There’s diamond under them thar plants. A geologist has discovered a thorny, palmlike plant in Liberia that seems to grow only on top of kimberlite pipes—columns of volcanic rock hundreds of meters ac...
Plantable Coffee Cups Embedded With Seeds Grow Into Trees When Thrown Away
It’s no secret that we have a HUGE trash problem around the world. One eco-friendly company from California is striving to make a difference with the coolest invention for caffeine lovers ever! Reduce...
How Whole Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain
Turmeric is hands down one of the, if not the, most versatile healing spice in the world with over 600 experimentally confirmed health benefits, and an ancient history filled with deep reverence for i...
Spring Gratitude Bowls
The other day, I bought myself a mug with a simple but powerful message: be amazing. It was a mug I looked at longingly every time I visited the bookstore in which it resided. I decided to buy it b...
Edible Flower Chart
Using fresh flowers is one of the easiest ways to decorate a dessert or garnish a cocktail. With backyard parties, summer drinks and Mother’s Day just around the corner, we created a charming edible f...
Baked Cornmeal and Pepita Crusted Onion Rings
Truth be told, these babies were originally created for my husband. I was not an onion ring fan. Until now. In fact, I actually was really grossed out by what I called "the slimy worm" effect of onion...
Baked Parmesan Zucchini
Baked Parmesan Zucchini - Crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to perfection. It's healthy, nutritious and completely addictive!
Flowering plant - Jade plants need light to flower
Plants flower when they are old and well established enough, and when the environmental conditions are right. The right conditions happen naturally when a ...
Pteridophyta
Pteridophytes or Pteridophyta, in the broad interpretation of the term (or sensu lato), are vascular plants (plants with xylem and phloem) that reproduce and disperse via spores. Because they produce ...
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Gymnosperm
The gymnosperms are a group of seed-producing plants that includes conifers, cycads, Ginkgo, and Gnetales. The term "gymnosperm" comes from the Greek composite word γυμνόσπερμος (γυμνός gymnos, "nake...
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Lycopodiophyta
The Division Lycopodiophyta (sometimes called Lycophyta or Lycopods) is a tracheophyte subdivision of the Kingdom Plantae. It is the oldest extant (living) vascular plant division at around 410 millio...
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Botanical nomenclature
Botanical nomenclature is the formal, scientific naming of plants. It is related to, but distinct from taxonomy. Plant taxonomy is concerned with grouping and classifying plants; botanical nomenclatur...
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Bryophyte
Bryophyte is a traditional name used to refer to all embryophytes (land plants) that do not have true vascular tissue and are therefore called "non-vascular plants". Some bryophytes do have specialize...
Bryophyte - Wikipedia
Equisetopsida sensu lato
Equisetopsida is the name of a class of plants that traditionally contains the single genus Equisetum (horsestails). However in 2009, in an article titled "A phylogenetic classification of the land p...
Equisetopsida sensu lato - Wikipedia
Green algae
The green algae (singular: green alga) are a large group of algae within which the embryophytes (higher plants) emerged in the charophytes. However, as the embryophytes are not algae, and are therefo...
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Index Filicum
Index Filicum is a continuing series of botanical indices geared to the ferns, or monilophyte clade. As of supplement 5, the index also covered the lycophytes (Lycopodiopsida), and also the horsetails...
The Origin Of A Species | University Of Oxford
New animal species form when groups of animals become isolated and as a result, begin to separate through evolution (a process known as speciation). When these isolated populations meet later, they mi...
What Happens With Your Body When You Eat Ripe Bananas with Dark Spots?
If you really like bananas, carefully choose the healthiest fruits. It is pretty hard to resist this sweet and delicious tropical fruit, but there is one special thing you should be aware of when buyi...
Magnoliopsida
Magnoliopsida is a valid botanical name for a class of flowering plants. By definition the class will include the family Magnoliaceae, but its circumscription can otherwise vary, being more inclusive...
Magnoliopsida - Wikipedia
Disciflorae
Disciflorae are an artificial group of plants based on the old second artificial and non scientific series. The group Disciflorae are polypetalae and dicotyledonous. The group comprises;
Heteromerae
Heteromerae is an artificial group used in the identification of plants based on Bentham and Hooker classification system. Bentham and Hooker published an excellent classification in three volumes be...
Heteromerae - Wikipedia