368 347 distinct 368 mosses liverworts hornworts

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Unformatted text preview: s (p. 368; 347). distinct 368 Mosses liverworts hornworts Bryophytes: Mosses, Liverworts & Hornworts: (Ch 16) (Ch First land plants: Ordovician (510-439) M.Y.A. had some First bryophyte-like characteristics. bryophyte-like Said to be “transitional from green algae to vascular plants”. But: diverse, successful modern plants; NOT But: 'throwbacks'! 'throwbacks'! Оccur worldwide in most habitats. 2nd or 3rd (mosses:12,000 sp.) & 4th (liverworts: 2nd 9,000 sp.) largest plant groups. Evolutionary strategies: Stay small & remain close to water source. Survive (rather than avoid) dehydration. Produce many spores via many small sporophytes Produce (rather than 1 large one). (rather Gametophyte retains vegetative role. Pictures: p. 374, 384, 388; 352, 357, 366). Pictures: 374, 352, Hornworts: Anthocerophyta Hornworts: (p. 388) (p. Sporophyte Gametophyte An East Texas Hornwort! An Sporophytes Gametophytes Liverworts: Hepatophyta (P. 373) (P. A leafy liverwort Gemma cups for asexual propagation A thallose liverwort Liverworts: Hepatophyta...
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