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Unformatted text preview: What about sex? If algae produced relatives that evolved into plants, what kind of sex cycle was involved?-Green algae sex includes: sporic or zygotic life cycle.-While sporic more closely resembles the gametic life cycle, the simplest answer is that the zygotic life cycle was the ancestral state. Questions: If land plants are most closely related to green algae, what kinds of adaptations did these early organisms need in order to become successful on land?-Structural integrity, retain water - cuticle, reproduction, lignin polymer for cell walls What happens to algae when you put an algae on the beach?-it drys out...
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