Cronquist, Arthur New York Botanical Garden, New York, New York.
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A major clade or natural group of plants, comprising the land plants. The members of the Embryobionta or Embryophyta are commonly termed embryobionts or embryophytes, and they constitute the land plants. Embryophytes form a well-marked clade (a natural taxonomic group containing a common ancestor and its descendants) with many morphological, anatomical, and physiological features in common. See also: Plant; Plant evolution; Plant kingdom
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