Phylum

Tracheophyta (Vascular plants)

Silene nelsonii. Photo: (c) Andrea Berardi, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)

Vascular plants (from Latin vasculum ’duct’), also called tracheophytes (/trəˈkiː.əˌfaɪts/) or collectively Tracheophyta (from Ancient Greek τραχεῖα ἀρτηρία (trakheîa artēría) ’windpipe’, and φυτά (phutá) ’plants’), form a large group of land plants (c. 300,000 accepted known species) that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant. They also have a specialized non-lignified tissue (the phloem) to conduct products of photosynthesis. Vascular plants include the clubmosses, horsetails, ferns, gymnosperms (including conifers) and angiosperms…

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