spermatophytic /sperr'meuh teuh fit"ik, sperr mat'euh-/, adj.
/sperr mat"euh fuyt', sperr"meuh teuh-/, n.
any of the Spermatophyta, a primary division or group of plants comprising those that bear seeds.
[1895-1900; < NL Spermotophyta; see SPERMATO-, -PHYTE]

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also called  Seed Plant,  

      any of the flowering plants (angiosperms) and conifers and allies (gymnosperms). An earlier classification considered these plants subgroups of the Spermatophyta, a taxonomic unit no longer generally considered valid.

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