Kingdom Plantae Classification

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Which system proposed the Five Kingdom classification including Monera, Protista, Fungi, Animalia, and Plantae?

Whittaker

What has been excluded from the Plantae kingdom in the revised understanding?

Fungi

Which organisms are not considered 'algae' anymore?

Cyanobacteria

What did the earliest systems of classification mainly rely on for grouping species?

Vegetative characters

'Angiosperms' belong to which kingdom?

'Plantae'

Study Notes

Classification Systems

  • The Five Kingdom classification system, which includes Monera, Protista, Fungi, Animalia, and Plantae, was proposed by Whittaker.

Plantae Kingdom Revision

  • In the revised understanding of the Plantae kingdom, algae and fungi have been excluded.

Algae Redefinition

  • Seaweeds and kelps are not considered 'algae' anymore.

Early Classification Systems

  • The earliest systems of classification mainly relied on morphological characteristics for grouping species.

Angiosperms Classification

  • Angiosperms belong to the Plantae kingdom.

Explore the detailed classification within the Kingdom Plantae, including Algae, Bryophytes, Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, and Angiosperms. Learn about the system proposed by Whittaker in 1969 and the broader classification of living organisms.

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