Review Questions

1. What basic features distinguish members of the Plant Kingdom from those of other kingdoms?

2. What features distinguish the bryophytes discussed in this chapter from other plants?

3. How could you tell a hornwort thallus from that of a thalloid liverwort?

4. Contrast the sporophytes of mosses, liverworts, and hornworts.

5. What is a protonema? Do all bryophytes have them? How would you tell a protonema from a green alga?

6. What adaptations do bryophytes have for their particular habitats?

7. Which parts of the life cycles of bryophytes have hap-loid (n) cells? Which parts have diploid (2n) cells?

8. Why is a bryophyte "leaf" technically not the same as a flowering plant leaf?

9. Define calyptra, operculum, capsule, peristome, para-physis, foot, seta, archegoniophore, thallus, under-leaves, and elaters.

10. If you were to single out one bryophyte as being the most important member of its phylum from a human viewpoint, which would you choose? Why?

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  • Fosco
    Why is a bryophyte “leaf” technically not the same as the flowering plant?
    8 years ago
  • pippin hornblower
    What features distinguish the bryophytes discussed in this chapter from other plants?
    8 years ago
  • lara
    What adaptations do bryophytes have for their particular habitats?
    8 years ago
  • tyler watson
    How could you tell a hornwort from that of a thalloid liverwort?
    7 years ago
  • Genoveffa
    Why is a bryophyte “leaf” techinacally not the same as a flowering plant leaf?
    7 years ago
  • akseli
    What adaptations do bryophytes have for their particu;ar habitats?
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