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Maloof_Lect16A_Vasc_I - Lecture Feb 3: Vascular Plants I...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture Feb 3: Vascular Plants I Limitations in non-vascular plants Vascular plant synapomorphies Sporophyte Dominant life cycle example: Fern Life Cycle Vascular Tissue xylem phloem Early clades of vascular plants Rhyniophytes Lycophytes (club mosses, etc) Pteridophytes (Ferns and relatives) We conclude that the first land plants probably had a gametophyte dominant, alternation of generations life cycle because this same type of life cycle is also present in : A. All land plants B . Chara , the land-plant ancestor C. Chara, the first land-plant D. Moss and fern E. Moss, liverworts, and hornworts Lecture Feb 3: Vascular Plants I Limitations in non-vascular plants Vascular plant synapomorphies Sporophyte Dominant life cycle example: Fern Life Cycle Vascular Tissue xylem phloem Early clades of vascular plants Rhyniophytes Lycophytes (club mosses, etc) Pteridophytes (Ferns and relatives) How to go from moss to trees? Lecture Feb 3: Vascular Plants...
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Maloof_Lect16A_Vasc_I - Lecture Feb 3: Vascular Plants I...

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