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Bio 197 week 5

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gymnosperm
"naked seed" - seed exposed not enclosed in fruit
Angiosperm
flowering plants - seed enclosed in fruit
Heterosporous
2 types of spores for a plant
Homosporous
1 type of spore for a plant
Pollination
Transfer of pollen from male to female
Dioecious
separate male and female plants
Monoecious
male and female organs on the same plant
Strobili
Cone of a plant
Staminate
male reproductive cone; small and soft cones
Ovulate
female reproductive cone; large and rough cones
Coniferophyta
conifer trees; pine, spruce, fir, and larch
Cycadophyta
palm bushes
Ginkgophyta
fan tree; only one species;
Gnetophyta
vessel-containing gymnosperms
PInus
Evergreen; pine tree
Picea
Evergreen; spruce tree
Abies
Evergreen; fir tree
Larix
Decicuous; Larch tree
microsporangia
pollen sac; male sperm
tube cell
contains male sperm for pine pollen grains
generative cell
cell containing sperm in pine pollen grains
cycadophyta
subtropical plant abundant during triassic period
Zamia
bushy fern-like plant; separate male/female plants
Cycas
fern-like leaves above ground; separate male/female plants
Ginkgo Biloba
fan-like tree; maidenhair tree; living fossil
Ephedra
mormon tea
Gnetum
gnetophyte plant that is either tree or vine
anther
male reproductive organ in angiosperms