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"bryophyte." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Pterophyta: Pterophyta are more commonly referred to as ferns, but also include any plant that have specialized tissue for conducting water and food, but does not reproduce through seeds. These plants have a root system, stems, and leaves. These plants reproduce through spores, and require a lot of moisture to do so. The ancestors of ferns used to cover the world in large forests, and are now the bed of coal found in the ground. "plant." Compton's by Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Anthophyta Anthophyta include all flowering plants, and have over 30,000 different kinds. This is the largest group out of all plants. Anthophyta reproduces by fertilizing an egg which turns into a seed and is located in its ovary. These plants have evolved to the point where they have a vascular system which transfers water to all parts of the plant. These plants are the most important food source for all animals on earth. "angiosperm." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Cycadophyta
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Cycadophyta are a group of gynospermous plants. These include three common forms of seed plants. These plants include palm trees and seed ferns and are mostly found in tropical areas of the world. "cycadophyte." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Coniferophyta Coniferophyta are a group of tree ferns, trees, and shrubs. These are found in warm regions throughout the world, including both hemispheres. This group includes many of the trees we see in our everyday lives including cedar trees, and pine trees. This group contains a wide majority of the trees on earth. "tree." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Ginkophyta Ginkophyta are a group of gymnospermous plants. It is a particular small group of plants in contrast to some of the others. It includes what is considered one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, which would be the Ginko Tree, a massive beast in the world of plants. These plants produce using pollen. "ginkgophyte." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., 2013. Web. 17 Apr. 2013. < ;. Zygomycota Zygomycota is a group of fungi where the spherical spores are created during sexual reproduction. Most of these fungi live on plants or in the soil, but these are so diverse some are parasites of animals.
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