Plantae Kingdom

Plantae Kingdom

Plantae kindom is located in the Eukarya Domain. The cell organisms are Eukaryotic. The organisms do have cell walls and It's made of cellulose. Most species that belong to the plant kingdom are multi-cellular. There are few unicellular plants. In the plantae kingdom the plants go through photosynthesis and that's how they create there own food. 3 examples - multicellular algae, mosses, ferns, flowering plants (dandelions, roses), trees. This plant is autotrophic. Autotrophic is organisms (as green plants) that can make complex organic nutritive compounds from simple inorganic sources by photosynthesis. They also have cell walls. Cell walls are made out of glucosamine polymer chitin and algae.

Interesting Facts

  • Through photosynthesis, plants convert energy from sunlight into food stored as carbohydrates.

  • Plants have chlorophyll, a green pigment necessary for photosynthesis.

  • They are fixed in one place (they don’t move).

Sites Used

"Plant Kingdom." Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014.

"Kingdom Plantae." Kingdom Plantae. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Feb. 2014.

"Kingdom Plantae." Kingdom Plantae. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014.