The flouerin plants (angiosperms), an aa kent as Angiospermae Lindl. or Magnoliophyta, are the maist diverse group o land plants. Angiosperms are seed-producin plants lik the gymnosperms an can be distinguished frae the gymnosperms bi a series o synapomorphies (derived characteristics). Thir characteristics include flouers, endosperm within the seeds, an the production o fruits that contain the seeds. Etymologically, angiosperm means a plant that produces seeds within an enclosur; thay are fruitin plants, altho mair commonly referred tae as flouerin plants.