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Byrophytes
Nonvascular plants - examples are liverworms, hornworts, and mosses.
gametophyte
Haploid, or gamete-producing, phase of an organism
Hornworts
Nonvascular plant with long and pointed spores
liverwort
A small, herbaceous, nonvascular plant that is a member of the phylum Hepatophyta.
Moss
tiny leafy-stemmed flowerless plants
sporangium
A multicellular organ in fungi and plants in which meiosis occurs and haploid cells develop.
sporophyte
Diploid, or spore-producing, phase of an organism. Makes haploid spores by meiosis.
vascular tissue
tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants