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Unformatted text preview: • Nonmotile, cell wall, protected embryo, most multicellular, autotrophic, chloroplasts contain chlorophyhll a and carotenoids • Alteration of diploid and haploid generations o Non vascular plants – lack complex vascular tissue, few have simple vascular tissue, thallus Vascular tissue – tissue specialized for the long distance transport of materials inside the plant • No roots, stems, leaves • Body is commonly called a thallus Phyla • Phaeophyta – brown algae • Rhodophyta – red algae • Chlorophyta – green algae o All Have: Chlorophyll a Starch, cellulose – major form of carbohydrate stored Oogamous reproduction – large stationary egg • Hepatophyta - liverworts • Anthocerophyta - hornworts • Bryophyte – mosses o All Have Small, damp terrestrial areas Waxy covering Few have simple vascular tissue Sperm transferred through water and dew Similar to first land plants...
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- Fall '07
- Phagocytosis, multicellular organisms, Brown algae, complex vascular tissue, multicellular o Amoebas, Plantae Nonmotile