Origin: L, the horsetail, fr. Equus horse - seta a thick, stiff hair, bristle.
(Science: botany) a genus of... Read More
The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More
The rhizome is derived from the Greek word rhizoma, meaning "a bunch of roots". Usually, rhizomes are confused with roots;... Read More
Definition of Vascular plants
The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More
1. (Science: botany) a leafless plant, with hollow and rushlike stems. It is of the genus equisetum, and is allied... Read More
These plants are seedless plants, but unlike the bryophytes, they do have vascular tissue (xylem and phloem). Because of the... Read More