Definition of Phanerogamia in US English:

Phanerogamia

noun

Botany
  • One of the two major divisions of plants, consisting of those having easily visible reproductive structures (flowers or cones) and comprising the angiosperms and the gymnosperms; (also phanerogamia) plants belonging to this division, phanerogams, spermatophytes.

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Phanerogamia from phanerogamus + -ia, after Cryptogamia.

Pronunciation

Phanerogamia

/ˌfan(ə)rə(ʊ)ˈɡamɪə/