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Spore-Dispersing Vascular Plants - 5 Lycopodium gametophytes are bisexual; antheridia and archegonia are produced on the same plant. The irregularly lobed gametophytes in some Lycopodiums are photosynthetic and in others subterranean and depend on mycorrhizae for growth. It may take a gametophyte many years to produce archegonia and antheridia, and it
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Unformatted text preview: may continue to produce archegonia over more than one season. After fertilization, the developing sporophyte embryo is retained in the archegonium of the gametophyte until it becomes an established independent body with adventitious roots....
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