BIOA02H3- Lecture 1Tree of Life – Plants-36037186_2/courses/Winter-2017-BIOA02H3-S-LEC60.LEC02.LEC01/01%20Tree%20of%20life%20I%20%20-%203%20slides%20pp.pdfBasal Tree of LifePlants are part of eukaryotes3 kingdoms, Bacteria, Archea, & EukaryotesIn the beginning of Archean era, Bacteria developedIn the middle of the Proterazoic Era, Green Alagae developed[Know the numbers]BryophytesOccur everywhereIn the cold, warm, etcUnder one inchNo cuticle in bryophytesCuticle: seals the leaf and makes sure no loss of wateroNo cuticle = loss & uptake of water along whole surface, can survive total desiccationThey lose water fast but gain it fast!!They take up water through stems and leaves, not just stemFind it in very moist conditions, ie. Some forests etc.
oThe moister, the more bryophytes everywhere along surfacesThey have a unique way of surviving total loss of water!!