Non vascular and seedless Vascular plants

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Non-vascular Plants

No xylem and phloem (no roots/stems/leaves), gametophyte is dominant in alternation of generations life cycle, sporophyte generation dependant on gametophyte, water is needed for reproduction, dispersal of species by spores.

Hepaticophyta

The liverworts. Example: Marchantia. 10,000 species.

Bryophyta

The mosses. 12,000 species of mosses.

Vascular Plants

Have xylem and phloem (have roots/stems/leaves), sporophyte generation is dominant in alternation of generations life cycle.

Seedless Vascular Plants

In addition to vascular plant attributes: water needed for reproduction, gametophyte is independent, do not produce seeds, dispersal of species by spores.

Psilotophyta

Whisk ferns. Example: Psilotum nudum.

Lycophyta

Club Mosses. 1,000 species. Example: Lycopodium, Isoetes, Selaginella.

Equisetophyta

Horsetails. 155 species. Examples: equisetum.

Polypodiophyta

Ferns. 12,000 species. Examples: all ferns.

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