Unformatted text preview: and sterile stems rising from the rhizome. Strobilus and Sporangia Spores (SEM) Elaters uncoiled The gametophyte is small but photosynthetic. It looks like green "fuzz" on the surface of the soil. Both archegonia and antheridia may be found on the same gametophyte but some gametophytes are exclusively male. The sperm are multiflagellated, and must swim to archegonia....
View Full Document
- Fall '09
- Plants, Fern, Spore-Dispersing Vascular Plants, Equisetum gametophyte, unique spores, terminal strobili, sterile stems