Essays Tagged: "vascular plants"

Diversity of Plants

266,000 species of plants are now living.The two major groups of plants are the bryophytes and the vascular plants; the latter group consists of nine divisions that have living members. Bryophytes an ... free water so that sperm can swim between the male and female sex organs; most other plants do not. Vascular plants have elaborate water- and food conducting strands of cells, cuticles, and stomata; m ...

(11 pages) 124 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Name the three major types of vascular plants and discuss each. (Lower Vascular Plants, Gymnosperms, Division Anthophyta: Angiosperms or Flowering Plants

Lower Vascular PlantsLower vascular plants include divisions Lycophyta, Sphenophyta, and Pterophyta. D ...

(2 pages) 73 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

AP Biology Essay #7 concerning Evolution, created using the grading rubric, so will be an A+

In your discussioninclude structural adaptations and their functional significance.a. Green Algae...Vascular Plantsb. Prokaryotes....Eukaryotesa.Green Algae and Vascular Plants have clear evolutionary ... ryotesa.Green Algae and Vascular Plants have clear evolutionary relationships. Both Green algae and vascular plants have many similarities displaying this fact. Just a few of these similarities includ ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Timeline of the major events of the evolution of earth

The variety of land plants increased dramatically and the first land animals appear. Tracheophyta, vascular plants, evolved along water's edge supporting a greater diversity of invertabrates like spi ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


GymnospermsFor the lower vascular plants the important evolutionary development was in the water and food conducting tissues ... ressinum) and kahikatea (Dacrycarpus dacridioides) reach up to a height of 60m. Some of the tallest vascular plants in the world are the Californian redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) that grow 117m tall ... downsizing of true megaphylls and unlike the microphylls of lower plants they are connected to the vascular system of the stem. Conifers are often large and can dominate the plant life in some ecosys ...

(8 pages) 38 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


tation a year, billions of animals will die each year. Tropical rainforests hold 70% of the world?s vascular plants, 30% of all bird species, and 90% of all invertebrates.The major loss of rainforests ...

(1 pages) 13 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Transport systems play an essential role in the survival of flowering plants and mammals"Discuss.

fusion would be too far to effectively meet the requirements of all cells. Hence, flowering plants (vascular plants) and mammals have developed specialised transport systems and effective exchange org ... n flowering plants consist of two main conducting tissues; xylem and phloem which together make the vascular tissue of flowering plants. Xylem tissue is responsible for the movement of water and miner ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology