Bryophytes

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Anonymous
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7518
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Bryophytes
Updated:
2010-02-20 23:50:34
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non vascular plants
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Description:
mosses, liverworts, hornworts
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  1. What are bryophytes?
    Land plants that are non-vascular. They don't have flowers, nor do they produce seeds.
  2. How do bryophytes reproduce?
    Bryophytes reproduce via spores.
  3. The bryophytes consist of three groups:
    The Hepatophyta (liverworts), Anthocerotophyta (hornworts), and Bryophyta (mosses).
  4. What is an antheridium?
    A haploid structure or organ producing and containing male gametes.
  5. What is an archegonium?
    A haploid structure or organ producing and containing female gametes.
  6. What are dioicous bryophytes?
    Bryophytes that produce only antheridia or archegonia on a single plant body.
  7. What are monoicous bryophytes?
    Bryophytes that produce both antheridia and archegonia on the same plant body.

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