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Haploid (N), or gamete- producing, phase of an organism
Gametophyte
Diploid (2N), or spore- producing, phase of an organism
Sporophyte
Nonvascular Plants
Bryophytes
Long thin cells that anchor mosses into the ground and absorb water and minerals fromt he surrounding soil
Rhizoids
Small multicellular cpheres that contain many haploid cells
Gemmae
Mass of tangled green filaments
Protonema
Where sperm with whiplike tails are produced
Antheridia
Where egg cells are produced
Archegonia
Type of tissue that is specialized to conduct water and nutrients through the body of the plant
Vascular Tissue
Hollow plant cell in xylem tissue with thick cell walls that resist pressure
Tracheids
form of vascular tissue that carries water upward from the roots to every part of the plant
Xylem
Transports solutions of nutrients and carbohydrates produced by photosynthesis
Phloem
A substance that makes cell walls rigid
Lignin
Undeground organs that absorb water and minerals
Roots
Photosynthetic organs that contain one or more bundles of vascular tissue
Leaves