Plant_Phylogenies

Plant_Phylogenies - Bio 102 Organismal Biology Phylogeny of...

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Bio 102 Organismal Biology Phylogeny of Plants: Major Taxa and Major Adaptations. Note: exactly which groups on this page count as “plants” is under debate… See Freeman figures 29.12, 29.23, 29.25 Bryophyta Anthocerophyta Hepaticophyta Charales Coleochaetales Ulvobionta Outgroup: Rhodophyta (in the non-monophyletic Protista) red algae hornworts liverworts Pteridophyta Sphenophyta Psilotophyta Lycophyta stoneworts 15 spp. of freshwater epiphytes Incl. freshwater and marine species horsetails whisk ferns lycophytes flowering plants cycads, ginkgoes, conifers leaves, roots, upright stems (sporophyte), phloem with sieve cells, tracheids with lignin, homospory, tiny haploid gametophyte with nonvascular rhizoids and prothallus “leaf”, sporophyte initially dependent upon gametophyte rhizoids, microphyll leaves, sporophyte dependent upon gametophyte vascular roots, micoscopic gametophyte dependent upon diploid sporophyte, heterospory, pollen, sperm lack flagellae, wind pollination, seeds
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Carlin during the Spring '08 term at Gustavus.

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