Card Set Information
non vascular plants
mosses, liverworts, hornworts
What are bryophytes?
Land plants that are non-vascular. They don't have flowers, nor do they produce seeds.
How do bryophytes reproduce?
Bryophytes reproduce via spores.
The bryophytes consist of three groups:
The Hepatophyta (liverworts), Anthocerotophyta (hornworts), and Bryophyta (mosses).
What is an antheridium?
A haploid structure or organ producing and containing male gametes.
What is an archegonium?
A haploid structure or organ producing and containing female gametes.
What are dioicous bryophytes?
Bryophytes that produce only antheridia or archegonia on a single plant body.
What are monoicous bryophytes?
Bryophytes that produce both antheridia and archegonia on the same plant body.