vascular plantvascular plant
a plant having specialized tissues (xylem and phloem) that conduct water and synthesized foods, as any fern, gymnosperm, or angiosperm; tracheophyte
Any of numerous plants, including the seed plants and the ferns, having well-developed vascular tissues consisting of phloem to transport sucrose and other organic nutrients and xylem to transport water and minerals. Also called tracheophyte.
(plural vascular plants)