Differentiate between Thallophyta, Bryophyta and Pteridophyta.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Differences between thallophyta, bryophyta and pteridophyta are:

Characters
Thallophyta
Bryophyta
Pteridophyta
Habitat
Mostly aquatic (fresh and marine- both forms exist).
Terrestrial, present in damp places.
Terrestrial, present in damp and shady places.
Body Structure
Body is undivided in the form of thallus.
Body is flat, green thallus (liverworts) or leafy and erect (mosses)
Plant body is erect and rigid.
True roots, stems and leaves
Absent
Absent
Present
Vascular system
Absent
Absent
Present
Sex organs
Single-celled
Multicellular
Multicellular and jacketed in sterile cells.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM