Plant FAQs:

Q: Are plants mainly multicellular?

A: Yes, and predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

Q: Are plants the dominant organisms in those biomes?

A: Yes, such as grasslands and forests.

Q: Are plants gymnosperms?

A: Yes, as the ovules and subsequent seeds are not enclosed in a protective structure , but are found naked, typically on cone scales.

Q: Are plants often used in painting and photography?

A: Yes, as well as on textiles, money, stamps, flags and coats of arms.

Q: Are plants used to construct dwellings and to manufacture clothing?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants believed to have evolved from?

A: Yes, and by having specialized reproductive organs protected by non-reproductive tissues.

Q: Is a plant taken from the atmosphere?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants not yet completely settled?

A: Yes, but one accepted relationship between the three groups described above is shown below.

Q: Are plants recorded in terrestrial?

A: Yes, and lacustrine, fluvial and nearshore marine sediments.

Q: Are plants photosynthetic?

A: Yes, and which means that they manufacture their own food molecules using energy obtained from light.

Q: Are plants extremely variable?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants often used as memorials?

A: Yes, and gifts and to mark special occasions such as births, deaths, weddings and holidays.

Q: Are plants poisonous?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a plant applied to a specific group of organisms or taxon?

A: Yes, and it usually refers to one of four concepts.

Q: Are plants preserved?

A: Yes, and including the lycophyte Baragwanathia longifolia.

Q: Are plants part of agriculture?

A: Yes, and which is the basis of human civilization.

Q: Are plants key components of the water cycle and several other biogeochemical cycles?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants the basis of a multibillion-dollar per year tourism industry?

A: Yes, and which includes travel to historic gardens, national parks, rainforests, forests with colorful autumn leaves, and the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Q: Are plants continuously exposed to a range of biotic and abiotic stresses?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants epiphytes?

A: Yes, and meaning they grow on other plants, usually trees, without parasitizing them.

Q: Are plants not as common as fossil animals?

A: Yes, although plant fossils are locally abundant in many regions worldwide.

Q: Are plants used?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants distributed worldwide in varying numbers?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants the primary producers in most terrestrial ecosystems and form the basis of the food web in those ecosystems?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants parasitic and have lost the ability to produce normal amounts of chlorophyll or to photosynthesize?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants characterized by sexual reproduction and alternation of generations?

A: Yes, although asexual reproduction is also common.

Q: Are plants capable of a DNA damage response that is a critical mechanism for maintaining genome stability?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants carnivorous, such as the Venus Flytrap and sundew?

A: Yes, They trap small animals and digest them to obtain mineral nutrients, especially nitrogen and phosphorus.

Q: Is a plant examples of plants sold as novelties?

A: Yes.

Q: Are plants surrounded by two membranes?

A: Yes, and suggesting they originated directly from endosymbiotic cyanobacteria.

Q: Are plants a primary source of basic chemicals?

A: Yes, and both for their medicinal and physiological effects, and for the industrial synthesis of a vast array of organic chemicals.

Q: Are plants one of the two groups into which all living things were traditionally divided?

A: Yes, the other is animals.

Q: Are plants known as botany?

A: Yes, and a branch of biology.

Q: Are plants often the dominant physical and structural component of habitats where they occur?

A: Yes.