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Flashcards in Biodiversity of plants Deck (10):
1

Four divisions into which the Kingdom Plantae are divided

Bryophytes
Pteridophytes
Gymnosperms
Angiosperms

2

The phenomenon where generations alternate in that the one generation gives rise to the other generation

alteration of generations

3

The generations which is sexual and produces gametes

gametophyte generation

4

The generation which is asexual and produces spores

sporophyte generation

5

The plant division which includes mosses, liverworts and hornworts

Bryophytes

6

The dominant generation in the life cycle of mosses

gametophyte generation

7

The name given to a plant body where true roots, stems and leaves cannot be distinguised

thallus

8

The cap covering the sporangium in Bryophytes

calyptra

9

The plant division including all ferns

Pteridophytes

10

The dominant generation in the life cycle of ferns

sporophyte generation