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Number of Angiosperms

How many Angiosperms are there?

352000 species

It is interesting to know the fact that Angiosperms are seed-bearing vascular plants.  Keep in mind that they are found in almost every habitat from forests and grasslands to sea margins and deserts.  Needless to say, Angiosperms are represented by a huge variety of life forms including trees, herbs, submerged aquatics, bulbs and epiphytes.  Believe it or not, there are approximately 352000 species of Angiosperms.  It is interesting to know that the largest plant families are Orchids, Compositae (daisies) and Legumes (beans).

This fact is verified on : January 23, 2014.





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