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Definition of "phanerogam" []

  • A plant that produces seeds. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "phanerogam" in a sentence
  • "In the large Djerid Basin, the central portion is covered by stands of Halocnemum strobilaceum (the most adapted phanerogam species) and then followed by vegetation belts of Salsola tetrandra, Suaeda mollis and Suaeda fruticosa."
  • "The sequence involves a decline in phanerogam genera from c. 1,400 in Papua New Guinea to c. 260 in both Tonga and Niue."
  • "The Solomon group contains almost 650 species of phanerogam with 162, or 25% of the total not occurring on any other island to the east."