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A plant that is characterized by the presence of conducting tissue.
- ‘Both seed plants and ferns are vascular plants, having conducting tissue in their steins.’
- ‘Plants were collected with flower or fruit, with the exception of seedless vascular plants, which were collected with sporangia.’
- ‘Lignin formation is an essential part of the development of xylem tissue in vascular plants.’
- ‘In vascular plants, xylem conduits form the major path for water transport from roots to leaves.’
- ‘Lignin is of course essential for the life of vascular plants and is also very useful to humankind, for example in wood.’
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