Plants are known to be autotrophs, which are organisms obtaining energy from sunlight and making their own food. Living beings are divided by Aristotle, between, animals and plants, which are biologically known as Plantae. The multi-cellular land plants, called embryophytes are the most familiar types among the plants. Plants are differentiated from green algae, comprising a mode of photosynthetic life similar to the type that modern plants have evolved from, as they have specialized reproductive organs protected by non-reproductive tissues.
To beautify the human environment Thousands of plant species are cultivated. They serve to balance the ecosystem but also provide shade, modify temperatures, reduce wind speed, abate noise, provide privacy and prevent soil erosion. The various types of plants are, cut flowers, dried flowers and houseplants indoor, lawn grasses, shade trees, ornamental trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous perennials and bedding plants. Images of plants are used in art, architecture, humor, language and photography and on textiles, money, stamps, flags and coats of arms. Images of plants often used Living plant art forms include topiary, bonsai, ikebana and espalier.
Ornamental plants like tulipomania sometimes change the course of history and plants also promote the per year billion dollar tourism industry including travel to arboretums, botanical gardens, historic gardens, national parks, tulip festivals, rainforests, forests with. Plants come in the variety of types like Houseplants, Water plants, Bonsai plants, Bamboo plants, Exotic plants, Desert plants and Orchid plants etc. which other than serving the various economic purposes also offer us with equally great home décor. To know more about these varieties of plants browse through the following links provided below.
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