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Thu September 29, 2011 By:

how to differentiate between 5 kingdoms in a precise manner?how to differentiate between thallophyta,bryophyta,pteridophyta in precise way? (tabular form0

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Sun October 02, 2011
 

                        Kingdom

Monera

Protista

Fungi

Plantae

Animalia

Cell organisation

Prokaryotic

Eukaryotic

Eukaryotic

Eukaryotic

Eukaryotic

Number of cells

Unicellular

Unicellular

Multicellular

Multicellular

Multicellular

Cell wall

Present in some

Absent

Present

Absent

Present

Nutrition

Some heterotrophic, others autotrophic

Heterotrophic

Heterotrophic

Autotrophic

Heterotrophic

 

 

Group/Taxa

Thallophyta

Bryophyta

Pteridophyta

Gymnospermae

Angiospermae

Plant body

Undifferentiated

Differentiated

Differentiated

Differentiated

Differentiated

Vascular tissue

Absent

Absent

Present

Present

Present

Seeds

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Present

Flowers

Absent

Absent

Absent

Absent

Present

Habitat

Mostly aquatic

Shady damp places on land

Shady damp places on land

Terrestrial

Mostly terrestrial

 

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