How to Tell a Gymnosperm Seed From an Angiosperm?

Answer "Gymnosperm" and "angiosperm" are the names of two major taxonomic classes of plants. As both types produce seeds, the meanings of the words provide clues about the differences. Angiosperm means "f... Read More »

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Is a Birch Tree an Angiosperm or Gymnosperm?

Birch trees (Betula sp.) are recognizable for their interesting bark, autumn color, and graceful forms. Less noticeable are their clusters of flowers that, when pollinated, produce tiny winged seed... Read More »

Is the lemon plant a gymnosperm or angiosperm?

A lemon plant is an angiosperm, which is a flowering plant that produces seeds protected by ovules, hence the name "enclosed seed." Gymnosperms, or "naked seed," do not enclose their seeds in an ov... Read More »

Is the olive tree a gymnosperm?

Olive trees have evergreen leaves but they are not a gymnosperm. Gymnosperm means "naked seeds," and such trees make seeds through the production and fertilization of cones. The olive tree is part ... Read More »

Is Bermuda grass a gymnosperm?

Bermuda grass is not gymnosperm, but an angiosperm. Angiosperms make flowers to produce seeds instead of a cone for seeds, like an gymnosperm does. Grasses belong to the monocot (single first leaf)... Read More »