Presents the distinguishing characteristics of the members of the phylum.
Angiosperms Flowering Plants
Information on the largest branch of the plant kingdom includes taxonomy, unique features, diversity, morphology and subgroups.
Offers information and links to resources on the phylum for educators and researchers.
Discusses the differences between plesiomorphic and apomorphic members of the flowering plants.
Origin of Angiosperms
Discusses the developments behind the study of the early history of the flowering plants.
Origin of the Angiosperm Carpel and Stamen
Presents a paper on the evolution of flowering plants following the discovery of a fossil. By Bruce Cornet. The full title of the paper is "A New Gnetophyte from the Late Carnian (Late Triassic) of Texas and its Bearing on the Origin of the Angiosperm Carpel and Stamen.".
Describes the unique features, diversity and reproductive characteristics of the flowering plants. With links to images.
Seed Biology SeedID
Presents access to images under the project of the Ohio State University Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.
Tree of Life Angiosperms
Presents an overview of the flowering plants. Includes distinguishing features and phylogenic relationships.