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Characteristics of Plants Architectural Pattern of Plants Leaves and the Movement of Water Economic Uses of Leaves Carnivorous Plants Photosynthesis
Economic and Ecological Importance of Angiosperms
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A water-lily flower (Nymphaea sp.).
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