Plant

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A plant is any member of the kingdom Plantae. The best known plants are the flowering plants. Most flowering plants have six parts: Leaves, Flowers, Fruit, Stems, Seeds and Roots

Plants are generally capable of photosynthesis, although there are parasitic plants for which this is not the case.

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Cellular Characteristics

Plants in the Bible

Plants were created on the third day of creation.[1] God gave us every seed-bearing plant and every fruit-bearing tree for food and also gave every green plant as food for "every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth."[2]


Types of Plants

There are many types of plants, but most fit into one of these categories.

Naming

Plants generally have multiple names, at a minimum both "Common" and "Botanical".

Common Name

The common name of a plant is that generally used to refer to it. Many plants have multiple common names.

Botanical Name

The botanical name of a plant is a scientific designation that is very specific and usually in latin.

Parts

Many plants are used by humans, most such plants are desired for specific parts. These parts include the following.

Root

Stem

Flower

Fruit

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