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Plants Temporal range: Mesoproterozoic–present Had'nArcheanProterozoicPha. Diversity of plants image version 5.png Scientific classification e Domain: Eukaryota (unranked): Diaphoretickes (unranked): Archaeplastida Kingdom: Plantae sensu Copeland, 1956 Superdivisions Chlorokybophyta Mesostigmatophyta Spirotaenia Chlorobionta Kenrick & Crane 1997 Chlorophyta Streptobionta Kenrick & Crane 1997 Klebsormidiophyceae Charophyta (stoneworts) ?Chaetosphaeridiales Coleochaetophyta Zygnematophyta Embryophyta Engler, 1892 (land plants) Marchantiophyta (liverworts) Bryophyta (mosses) Anthocerotophyta (hornworts) †Horneophyta †Aglaophyta Tracheophyta (vascular plants) Synonyms Viridiplantae Cavalier-Smith 1981[1] Chlorobionta Jeffrey 1982, emend. Bremer 1985, emend. Lewis and McCourt 2004[2] Chlorobiota Kenrick and Crane 1997[3] Chloroplastida Adl et al., 2005 [4] Phyta Barkley 1939 emend. Holt & Uidica 2007 Cormophyta Endlicher, 1836 Cormobionta Rothmaler, 1948 Euplanta Barkley, 1949 Telomobionta Takhtajan, 1964 Embryobionta Cronquist et al., 1966 Metaphyta Whittaker, 1969 Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals, and all algae and fungi were treated as plants.

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