Spermatophytes are seed bearing plants such as angiosperms and gymnosperms. Spermatophytes have greater chances of reproducing than sporophytes, because they are less dependant on the environment for fertilization.

Sper"ma*to"phyte` (?), n.

Any plant of the phylum Spermatophyta. -- Sper`ma*to*phyt"ic (#), a.


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