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Zygotic meiosis life cycle.
Multicellular with branched
apical growth. Local Chara: From Pinkston Lake Embryophyte Plants Monophyletic
Branch of Streptophyte lineage
Multicelled sporophyte w/ resting embryo
Mostly terrestrial (live on land)
''Plant kingdom' in strict sense
Plant Cladogram of Major Embryophyte Groups
(lycophytes) Ferns Pines
Seeds. 30bp Cl-DNA inversion.
Over-topping branches. Selected
Charactertraits Xylem & phloem.
Multicelled sporophyte. Bryophytes: Mosses, Liverworts & Hornworts: (Ch 16)
Non-vascular plants: lack xylem & phloem.
Often typical of moist areas (but dry-site species also
Rely on immediate contact with moisture (but many can
survive long periods of dehydration)!
3 distinct evolutionary lineage...
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This document was uploaded on 03/28/2014 for the course BIO 131 at SFASU.
- Spring '14