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What

Seed plants Phylum Spermatophyta

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

January 16, 2017 06:00 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Seed plants Phylum Spermatophyta

Observer

jonwbecker

Date

January 16, 2017 05:58 PM EST

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What

Seed plants Phylum Spermatophyta

Observer

jhethcox

Date

December 1, 2016 04:16 PM EST

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What

Seed plants Phylum Spermatophyta

Observer

owen_lavine

Date

October 20, 2016 07:13 PM PDT

Description

This seed pod dropped from this tree. I was wondering what type of tree it is, and why the seed pod is in that shape. It is very brittle and has many curvy features where seeds are mostly stored. It's shape resembles a banana. I don't know if the tree is native to California or not. It is surrounded with large amounts of foliage and other plants. Mainly grass and some bushes. However, those were planted by the school so I don't know if that is how they are naturally found.

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What

Seed plants Phylum Spermatophyta

Observer

sguerrero1

Date

October 6, 2016 02:58 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The spermatophytes (from the Greek word Σπερματόφυτα), also known as phanerogams or phenogamae, comprise those plants that produce seeds, hence the alternative name seed plants. They are a subset of the embryophytes or land plants. The term phanerogams or phanerogamae is derived from the Greek φανερός, phanerós meaning "visible", in contrast to the cryptogamae from Greek κρυπτός kryptós = "hidden" together with the suffix γαμέω, gameein, "to marry". These terms distinguished those plants with hidden sexual...

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