EBio Test 3 Phylums (Fungi and Plantae)

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Phylum Glomeromycota
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Phylum Hepaticophytaliverworts; plants lack vascular tissue; looks like a flat, scaly leaf with prominent lobes in the shape of a liver; used to treat liver disease in middle agesPhylum Anthocerophytahornworts; lack vascular tissue; gametophytes look like liver worts but instead release a moss-like sporophyte; closely related to mosses; symbiotic with 2 types of cyanobacteriaPhylum Cycadophytacycads; palm like shrubs and trees; crowns of very thick leafy atop unbranched stems; cones are usually large in relation to plant, wind pollinated; gymnospermPhylum Ginkophytaonly 1 species; cultivated by the Chinese and Japanese; name comes from leavesPhylum Gnetophytaodd group of xerophytes (adapted to arid conditions); closely related to conifers; gymnospermsPhylum Coniferophytaconifers; needle shaped leaves; most are evergreens; sporangia are on underside of strobilus; seeds and pollen released in cones; gymnospermsPhylum Anthophytaflowering plantsPhylum Acrasiomycotacellular slime molds; spend most of their life as amoeboid cells feeding on decaying vegetation; when good runs out they climb on each other, form a slug like body, and sacks develop with spores inside.