Unformatted text preview: surface of the gametophyte thallus. Sporophytes are photosynthetic and contain stoma for gas exchange. Anthoceros Sporophyes Developing Sporophyte Sporophyte, xs and ls Stoma The sporophyte continues to grow from a basal meristem, producing meiotic spores clustered around a central stalk. The sporophyte tip splits releasing spores. Spores continue to mature for some time, and the Sporophyte continues to split from the tip as it grows from the base. Vegetative Reproduction Vegetative reproduction occurs in the hornworts by fragmentation....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course BIO 213 taught by Professor Makina during the Fall '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
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