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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 11 Plants Kingdom Plantae Bryophyta and Tracheophyta A. Plantae Characteristics 1. Domain Eukarya 2. Kingdom Plantae, plants (monophyletic group is plants)- Chloroplasts with two outer membranes 3. Multicellular- No exceptions- Advanced compared to something single-celled 4. Eukaryotic 5. Photosynthetic autotrophs- Chlorophylls a and b (they have chlorophyll a, so they produce oxygen)- Carotenoids (orange)- Xanthophylls (yellow) 6. Starch energy storage carbohydrate; any other organism that stores this way may be related 7. Cellulose structural carbohydrate; everyone in the plant kingdom has cellulose int heir cell walls 8. Terrestrial started on the land (as opposed to water); although some may be in moist places they are all on land. This is considered advanced. 9. Life cycle sporic meiosis Has a haploid (1N; gametophyte) and diploid (2N; sporophyte) stage....
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