Cormophyta

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Cormophyta (Bot) A term proposed by Endlicher to include all plants with an axis containing vascular tissue and with foliage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • cormophyta One of two primary divisions of the vegetable kingdom as arranged by Endlicher, comprising all plants that have a proper axis of growth (stem and root), and including all phænogamous plants as well as the higher vascular cryptogams. The other division was named Thallophyta. Also Cormogenæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. cormophyta, fr. Gr. kormo`s trunk of a tree + fyto`n plant