flowering plant

(redirected from Flowering plants)
Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Flowering plants: hydrangea
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for flowering plant

References in periodicals archive ?
Researchers compared the genome macrostructure for 157 gene families present both in conifers and flowering plants.
Proper cutting-back of flowering plants is needed yearly as flowering occurs only on new growth.
But as you approach, you see they are artistic representations of flowering plants.
Washington, December 7 ( ANI ): New research has shed new light on what Charles Darwin famously called "an abominable mystery": the apparently sudden appearance and rapid spread of flowering plants in the fossil record.
Huxley's aim is to emphasize plants' unique role in maintaining life on Earth and to illuminate the plight of many crops, trees, and flowering plants that are being slashed or harvested into oblivion.
It is one of the few long- flowering plants - together with impatiens and begonias - that can be included in the repertoire of shade-tolerant species.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): According to scientists at the University of Tennessee, the rapid growth rate of present-day flowering plants can be traced back to 65 million years ago.
If needed, all spring flowering plants are best pruned as their flowers fade.
They also isolated the toxin from cyanobacteria living symbiotically with other organisms, including a lichen and four species of flowering plants.
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Researchers have found that flowering plants contribute much more than non flowering plants towards keeping the atmosphere cooler and wetter.
Analyses of genetic material from a multitude of fern species suggest that much of that plant group branched out millions of years after flowering plants appeared, a notion that contradicts many scientists' views of plant evolution.
VARIETIES: Daisies are the world's largest family of flowering plants, says John Sutton in his new book, ``The Plantfinder's Guide to Daisies'' (Timber Press; $34.
It is tempting to link the increase in winter bee activity to climate change, especially with the warmer winters we've experienced over the last two decades, but the fact that we only find winter bees foraging on exotic flowering plants in parks and gardens suggests that Britain's love of winter flowering plants plays a crucial role," he added.
It speculated on the evolutionary origins of such thermogenesis and observed how it predominates in ancient lineages of flowering plants like magnolias and water lilies.
I often wonder what happens to all the brilliantly flowering plants you see in nurseries and home improvement garden centers.