Section 6 - CHAPTER 29 PLANT DIVERSITY I HOW PLANTS...

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1 CHAPTER 29 PLANT DIVERSITY I: HOW PLANTS COLONIZED LAND First Land Plants During the early Paleozoic Era Land Plant Evolution Phylogenetic relationship between Charophycean algae and the land plants. Land Plants Extant (currently living) Charophycean Algae Bryophytes (liverworts, hornworts and mosses) Lycophytes and Pterophytes* (club mosses and ferns), ( seedless ) Gymnosperms* (pines and other conifers) and Angiosperms* (the flowering plants) The Main Groups of Land Plants * vascular plants (See Table 29.1)
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