Botany is the study of plant life. Botany is the scientific study of all forms of plant life. There are many definitions of science and many definitions of plant life.

The definition of plant life we will use is that given by the International Botanical Congress in 2006:

Plant life is a form of life that is distinguished from animals by having cell walls containing cellulose and chlorophyll, having eukaryotic cells with a nucleus and membrane-bound organelles that perform photosynthesis, and typically containing seeds.

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