The Magnoliophyta is the largest plant group on Earth, containing more than 250,000 described species. The Magnoliophyta is subdivided into two classes, Liliopsida (monocots) and Magnoliopsida (dicots). Plants in this division are also termed the Angiosperms, or flowering plants. They have leaves, stems, roots, and vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). The ovules develop into seeds and are enclosed within an ovary, thus the term angiosperm, meaning "enclosed seed". The flowering plants include all cereal grains, grasses, broad-leaved shrubs and trees and most ornamentals.
Phylogenetic trees, technical descriptions of all orders and families, references, and links. By Peter Stevens of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Photographs and information on flowering plants from the Tree of Life web project.
Angiosperms Image Gallery
Extensive collection, organized by family.
On-line herbarium of over 1100 Chilean plants, articles on Chilean flora, and seeds and seedlings of Chilean plants for sale.
The Families of Flowering Plants
A taxonomical database with descriptions and illustrations of each family, and an interactive key to families.
Natural History of Plants in Floyd County, Northwest Georgia
Botanical explorations in Floyd County, Georgia, with a geographical description of the area.
OSU Seed Biology Program - SeedID Index
Photographs of the seeds of selected plants.
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