Phanerogamae, also known as Spermatophyta or Seed Bearing Plants is a Sub-Kingdom under Kingdom Plantae which includes seed-bearing plants.

Characteristic FeaturesEdit

  • Most advanced plants
  • Bear seeds (may be covered or naked)
  • Well developed roots, stems and leaves
  • Contain vascular bundles (xylem, phloem)

Further ClassificationEdit

  • Division Gymnospermae
  • Division Angiospermae


  • In contrast to Cryptogamae, the word Phanerogamae is derived from the greek words "phanerós" which means visible and "gameein" which means to marry.